Secret Service agent fatally shot after being banned from carrying weapon for breaking into woman’s homeBy Mason White 11:05 AM December 18, 2015
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) Police believe that a Secret Service agent was shot and killed in an armed robbery in Washington D.C.
30-year-old Arthur Baldwin was shot several times in the 700 block of 1st Street SW about 3:00 p.m.
D.C. police said that officers were flagged down shortly after the shooting, and Baldwin was found unconscious with multiple gunshot wounds.
He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Secret Service said that Baldwin, had been assigned to work at the White House.
However, Baldwin, a resident of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, was on administrative leave at the time of the shooting over a domestic violence issue.
Baldwin was in court earlier in the day before his death on charges of destruction of property.
According to a police report, Baldwin tried to break into his former girlfriend’s house and he busted some of her windows. Police found his service weapon in his car.
After that incident, he was put on leave and had his security clearance suspended. Police said that Baldwin was not armed at the time of his death.
Police are searching for three black men in connection with Baldwin’s death. Police believe he was killed during an armed robbery.
Baldwin, also known as AJ, left behind his wife and three children. He worked for the Secret Service for eight years.