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President Trump’s Briefing Interrupted By Shooting Outside The White House

President Donald Trump was told by a Secret Service officer that he needed to leave the room
was told by a Secret Service officer that he needed to leave the room

’s daily briefing on Monday, August 10, 2020, was interrupted by a outside the White House, leading to the Secret Service calling the U.S. leader away from the briefing room.

NPR reports that it was later disclosed by the Secret Service that a uniformed Secret Service officer had shot a 51-year-old man who said he had a gun and pointed an object at the officer, taking a stance. The officer fired his weapon, hitting the man in the upper body.

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The suspect and the officer were both taken to hospitals but it wasn’t specified why the officer was taken.

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The occurrence took place at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, near the complex and a statement stated that the Secret Service Office of Professional Responsibility will review the officer’s actions.

President Trump after being told he needed to leave
President Trump after being told he needed to leave
President Trump being led away
President Trump being led away
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Washington D.C.’s police department has also been contacted to conduct an investigation into the occurrence.

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Just a few minutes into President Trump’s late-afternoon press briefing, a Secret Service agent told him he needed to leave the room, and the doors to the briefing room were sealed with media personnel inside.

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