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

Shots were fired from a car passing outside of Vice President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday night while Biden and his wife were out.

However, federal sources today are saying that there is no clear indication that the vice president was targeted.

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

Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback said the shots were fired at about 8:25 p.m. Saturday on a public road outside the home’s secure perimeter. Biden’s home is several hundred yards from the road. Secret Service personnel stationed at the top of the long, winding driveway leading to Biden’s home heard the shots, saw the vehicle drive past the home at a high rate of speed and flee the scene.

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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