The shooting took place at 17th and e streets nw near but not inside the white house. A shooting outside the white house on monday briefly overtook president trump s daily news conference leading secret service to call the president away from the briefing room lectern.
The suspect was shot in the torso by the officer and both were taken to the hospital.
Shooting at the white house. A secret service officer shot and wounded a man outside the white house grounds on monday officials said although it wasn t clear whether the individual had sought to attack the president. Reporters inside the white house indicated the building was on lock down shortly after the shooting. At no time during this incident was the white house complex breached or were any protectees in danger the.
President donald trump was abruptly evacuated from a press briefing at the white house after a man who claimed he had a weapon was shot by a u s. Right outside the white house at the corner of 17th street and pennsylvania avenue nw the secret service said in. The shooting of the 51 year old suspect by a federal officer happened at 5 50 p m.
Trump abruptly escorted out of white house press briefing returns to say there was a shooting outside the president said an armed person was shot by secret service and has been taken to the. Trump professed little worry about his own safety. President donald trump was abruptly evacuated from the white house briefing room by security on monday after shots were fired outside the building.
The shooting triggered a lockdown there friday afternoon immediately after the shooting but it was. Secret service officer just outside the white. The world has always been a dangerous place.
The shooting locked down the white house forced trump s removal from a press briefing and sent the suspect and a secret service officer to hospitals.