August 11, 2020

Person shot outside White House, Trump evacuated mid press conference

Washington (AFP) – US Secret Service guards shot and wounded someone, apparently armed, outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump said just after being briefly evacuated in the middle of a press conference.As the president was speaking to reporters in the White House’s briefing room, a Secret Service bodyguard abruptly interrupted, saying in a quiet voice, “Sir, could you please come with me?”Trump and staff members left. Doors to the briefing room, still filled with journalists, were locked.Outside, black-clad Secret Service agents with automatic rifles could be seen rushing a…


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