Shooting outside White House during Trump’s press meet

Washington: US President Donald Trump was evacuated from the Briefing Room on Monday during a daily session with reporters following a shooting near the White House.

Secret Service guards shot a person, who was apparently armed, outside the White House, Trump said just after being briefly evacuated in the middle of a press conference.

The President was abruptly ushered out of the press event and black-clad secret service agents with automatic rifles rushed across the lawn north of the White House.

According to CNN, Trump was being escorted out from the briefing room, as there was a shooting outside the White House. The President was abruptly ushered out of the press event and black-clad secret service agents with automatic rifles rushed across the lawn north of the White House.

Several media outlets also reported that US Secret Service guards shot a person, who was apparently armed, outside the White House on Monday.

 

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