BREAKING: Trump abruptly escorted out of press briefing after shooting outside White House

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BREAKING: Donald Trump has been escorted out of a press briefing by a Secret Service agent after a shooting outside the White House.

WATCH:

Per Peter Stevenson:

The moment Trump was escorted out of the briefing room by Secret Service – agent seems to say, “We have shots fired outside.”

John Roberts of Fox News reported hearing the sound of gunshots outside the White House as the briefing began.

The White House was placed on lockdown following the incident.

Trump returned and said  “There was an actual shooting and somebody’s been taken to the hospital.”

Trump explained shots were fired by law enforcement “It was the suspect who was shot.”

Trump also praised the work of Secret Service personnel for their work in keeping him safe.

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