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  11/17/2011, Cheshvan 20, 5772

U.S.: Idaho Man Arrested for Shooting at the White House

A 21-year-old Idaho man has been arrested on suspicion of firing a semi-automatic rifle at the White House, authorities said on Wednesday.

According to a statement by Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Edwin Donovan, the suspect is Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez. He was detained at a hotel near Indiana, Pennsylvania.