Miami police shoot, wound man who opened fire at Trump golf resort

Miami police shoot, wound man who opened fire at Trump golf resort

Miami police shoot, wound man who opened fire at Trump golf resort

Speaking at a news conference, Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said the man was allegedly "yelling and spewing some information about President Trump". "He did succeed, and he did lose, and that's the bottom line".

Before Oddi began shooting, he removed a flag from the flagpole and draped it over the counter of the hotel lobby, police said.

Perez had earlier said it was unclear what motivated the man.

The Trump National Doral, which includes several buildings for lodging and an expansive clubhouse, is among the largest hotels in the Miami suburb. But he said the prompt response by officers appeared to avert a more deadly attack. The club, one of 11 hotels the Trump Organization lists in its worldwide portfolio, has four golf courses, including its crown jewel, the Blue Monster at Doral. His neighbors were evacuated Friday morning as officers swept the area looking for booby traps, Perez said.

Local media reported the unidentified assailant was shot multiple times and transported to a local hospital, while one officer suffered a wrist injury not related to gunfire.

The President's son Eric Trump applauded Doral and Miami-Dade officers.

"We immediately were able to neutralize this threat", Mr. Perez said.

The FBI, Secret Service and Florida Department of Law Enforcement will all have roles in the investigation.

Perez described a scene at the resort outside Miami that began with weird behavior before quickly turning unsafe.

The 800-acre resort's website describes the club as "a new generation of style and service", offering a 90-hole course, luxury spa, restaurants and accommodation.

"The U.S. Secret Service is aware of shooting that took place early this morning at the Trump National Doral Golf Club in Doral, FL", the Secret Service said in a statement.

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