Trump leaves briefing due to shooting near White House

Published on August 11, 2020 - Duration: 01:33s

Trump leaves briefing due to shooting near White House

Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a US Secret Service agent out of theWhite House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus update.

Hereturned minutes later, saying there had been a โ€œshootingโ€ outside that wasโ€œunder control".

The president said the Secret Service had shot an armedperson, who was taken to hospital.

The person's condition and motive were notknown.


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