President Donald Trump abruptly left his Monday White House press conference after a Secret Service agent pulled him off to the side and whispered something in his ear. After several minutes, Trump returned to the briefing room to continue his briefing.
Fox News’ John Roberts reported that he heard shots fired near the White House during Trump’s absence from the room.
“Apparently shots were fired at 17th and Penn,” Roberts said. “The shots came from somewhere else and apparently now the Secret Service is rendering aid to someone who was hit.”
When Trump returned, he said Secret Service had shot the person who initially fired shots and that they were going to the hospital. Trump also said no one else was