President Donald Trump exits press briefing after shooting on White House grounds
The president later said he was not sure if the incident had anything to do with him.
WASHINGTON – US Secret Service agent abruptly abducts President Donald Trump from media briefing due to shooting outside the White House.
Returning to the briefing room a few minutes later, Trump said: “There was real shooting and one person was taken to the hospital.”.
According to the president, the shots were fired by law enforcement agencies.
A man and a Secret Service officer “were taken to a local hospital,” the Secret Service said..
“There were no breakthroughs into the White House complex during the entire incident, and the protected persons were not in danger,” the statement said..
The President said the situation “appears to be very well controlled.”.
“You were surprised, I was surprised, too,” Trump told reporters back in the briefing room.. According to him, he was taken to the Oval Office.
“I want to thank the Secret Service. They are amazing, ”Trump said, adding that he was not sure if the incident had anything to do with him..
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