Trump Abruptly Pulled from Briefing After Shots Fired Outside White House

The president resumed his briefing minutes later after a shooting was reported outside the White House.

Posted: Aug 10, 2020 5:28 PM

President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted out of a White House press conference on Monday after shots were fired outside of the White House. The suspect was taken to the hospital and no one else was injured, Trump said.

Reporters in the room were placed in a brief lockdown. Trump returned shortly after to resume the briefing.
This is a developing story.

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