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Shots Fired 'Miles' from Obama in California

4:01 PM, Jun 7, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The press pool reporter passes along an email with the subject line, "Secret Service on Santa Monica College shooting reports." President Obama is currently at a Democratic fundraiser in Santa Monica. And he appears to be completely out of harm's way.

The pool report reads:

Reports on the incident broke as President Barack Obama was speaking at a DNC fundraiser at a home several miles away from the incident. (Pool report on remarks forthcoming.)


Secret Service Spokesman Edwin M. Donovan tells the pool: "We are aware of the incident and it is not impacting the visit. It’s a local police matter at this point."

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