Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition

Law enforcement officers stand on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 20, 2016, after the White House was placed on lockdown for a shooting nearby. A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) – A hospital official says a man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remains in critical condition.

George Washington University hospital spokeswoman Susan Griffiths said the man was in critical condition on Sunday. She declined to provide further details.

Authorities say an officer shot the man once on Friday after he approached a checkpoint and refused to drop his weapon.

A U.S. law enforcement official said that Friday that authorities have identified the gunman as Jesse Oliveri of Ashland, Pennsylvania. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to release the information.

Secret Service Spokesman Robert Hoback said Sunday that he could not provide any additional information about the incident.

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