No Indication Biden’s House Targeted in Shooting, Sources Say – ABC News

Posted: Monday, January 19, 2015
PHOTO: Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he introduces President Barack Obama at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2015.

Shots were fired from a car passing by Vice President Joe Biden’s house in Wilmington, Delaware, Saturday night while Biden and his wife were out, but federal sources said today there is no clear indication the vice president’s home was targeted.

After a thorough search of the outside of the Bidens’ home today, it appeared that no rounds hit the house, the sources said.

The shots were fired from a car that passed the vice president’s residence very fast at about 8:25 p.m., Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback said. He said the car was outside the security perimeter.

The Secret Service was working closely with the New Castle County Police on the investigation, Hoback said

While the incident scene was being searched at about 9 p.m., an individual in a vehicle attempted to pass a New Castle County police officer who was securing the outer perimeter of the area, Hoback said. The person was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest, he said.

A Secret Service official said the person will be questioned regarding the shooting incident to determine whether he was involved in any way.

The vice president’s private residence is several hundred yards from the main road where the shots were fired.

The vice president’s office said he and his wife, Jill Biden, were briefed on the incident Saturday night.

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