Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Bullet Hits White House



The U.S. Secret Service discovered a bullet lodged in ballistic glass at the White House yesterday.  

The discovery coincides with a shooting investigation jointly undertaken by the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Park Police.

The United States Park Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a wanted person.

On November 11, 2011 at about 9:30 pm, the U.S. Park Police investigated a sound of shots fired in the 1600 block of Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC.  This is between the White House and the Washington Monument.

As the investigation unfolded, the U.S. Park Police located a vehicle in the 2300 block of Constitution Avenue. The U.S. Park Police were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Oscar Ortega based on evidence discovered in the vehicle.

The suspect is described as:

Oscar Ramiro ORTEGA

21 year old

White Hispanic Male

5’11”

160 pounds

Medium Build

Brown eyes

Black hair

His right hand has a tattoo of three dots, he has a tattoo stating “Ortega” on his upper back, a tattoo on his right chest of rosary beads and hands clasped in prayer, a tattoo of folded hands on left chest, and the words “Israel” tattooed on left side of neck.

Anyone with information is asked to contact local law enforcement or US Park Police at (202) 610-7500 for immediate assistance, or the Criminal Investigations Branch Tip Line at (202) 610-8737 for non-emergency information.