Early Friday morning, the Sun-Sentinel reported that a balding man waving an American flag and “spewing information” about President Trump exchanged gunfire with police at the Trump National Doral and was shot by officers.
According to the Sun-Sentinel:
“These officers did not hesitate for one second to engage this individual who was actively shooting in the lobby of the hotel,” Perez said.
The man who was shot — balding and with a close-cropped beard — was seen sitting up on a gurney as rescue workers took him to Kendall Regional Medical Center.
“He had an American flag that he did drape over the counter — that all will be part of the investigation, we’re going to take it from there and see what his real motives are, ” Perez said.
The shooting incident is not being investigated as an act of terrorism, but that possibility is not being ruled out, the report said.
— Lauren Pastrana CBS4 (@LaurenPastrana) May 18, 2018
The FBI, and, the Sun-Sentinel said, possibly other federal agencies, are at the scene.
Aside from the suspect, no one was hurt from the gunfire, but one police officer was injured and taken to the hospital, possibly with a broken wrist.
#UPDATE: #MDPD and @DoralPolice responded to a shooting where a subject opened fire in the lobby of the @TrumpDoral. Officers exchanged gun fire, striking the subject. Thankfully, there were no shooting victims. An officer suffered a broken wrist. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/u00I2Ju60R
— Miami-Dade Police (@MiamiDadePD) May 18, 2018
Eric Trump responded on Twitter: “A huge thank you to the incredible men and women of the
@DoralPolice Department and @MiamiDadePD. Every day they keep our community safe. We are very grateful to you!”
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) May 18, 2018
Naturally, the insane left responded with their trademark hate.
Your philosophy of more guns creating less civilian gun violence is asinine. You want to stop these incidents? Don’t let criminals, domestic abusers or mentally ill pass background checks. Limit high capacity military style weaponry. Invest in medicaid and social service programs
— ♻️💙🇺🇸 Christopher Zullo (@ChrisJZullo) May 18, 2018
Thought you were in jail?
— Mike (@mtc6951) May 18, 2018
Too bad he missed!
— Christopher Wood (@cawood72) May 18, 2018
Video of the press conference can be seen below:
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