The authorities on Sunday confirmed the death of the gunperson, who had shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday.
The gunperson has been identified by the Secret service and the Metropolitan Police Department, but his name has not been disclosed citing security reasons.
The Secret service, deployed to ensure the safety of White House, confirmed that there were no other injuries on the body of the gunperson apart from the bullet injury, confirming that he did not target any shot towards the White House.
The authorities are now ‘working to notify next of kin’.
According to the Washington Post, the gunperson committed suicide amidst a group of 100 people.
Post the incident, the White House went on a lockdown while US President Donald Trump was away on a visit to Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.