Earlier this week, Kamala Harris’ home suffered an invasion attempt. Only two months into her position as the first African-American/Indian woman as VP of the U.S., her and her family are dodging bullets. Thankfully, no one was home. The suspect, Paul Murray is a Texan man from the San Antonio area. The U.S. Secret Service arrested him Wednesday afternoon near Harris’ Washington, DC residence.
Upon investigation, police found a rifle, a large amount of ammunition and the feeding device along with several gun clips in a black Chevy Impala belonging to the suspect. Paul Murray, 31, of San Antonio is the man accused of trying to rob Vice President, Kamala Harris’ home. He told police, when he was stopped near the Massachusetts Avenue near Naval Observatory (Harris’s home) that it was his car. The vehicle had been located in a parked garage several miles away near the Washington Convention Center, according to NBC 4. Police were able to locate him because of a “be on the lookout” alert his capture.
U.S. Army spokesman confirmed to CNBC on Thursday that Murray served as an unmanned drone pilot from March 2010 to April 2014. He held the rank of Specialist and had no deployments.
Police findings specified that Murray was in possession of an “AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and five 30 round magazines.” He was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon, carrying a rifle or shotgun outside of a business. Additionally, he was charged with possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, according to a police report obtained by PEOPLE.