A man wielding a gun and carrying an American flag while shouting at a Miami-area golf resort owned by President Donald Trump was shot by police Friday, authorities said.
When officers arrived, they found the suspect armed with a handgun, Perez said.
Doral Police Chief Hernan Organvidez told news reporters that officers from Doral and Miami-Dade confronted the gunman immediately and exchanged gunfire with him.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani says Federal Bureau of Investigation may have placed spy in Trump campaign Giuliani: There is "nothing illegal about looking for dirt on political opponents" Giuliani: If Mueller subpoenas us, we will challenge it MORE, according to his financial disclosure report, earned $40 million a year ago from his company's hotel in Washington, D.C., USA Today reports. "They risked their lives knowing that that they had to get in there to save lives in that hotel". The entrances were blocked, and yellow caution tape was stretched across the main gate. Its signature course is the Blue Monster at Doral.
The President's son Eric Trump applauded Doral and Miami-Dade officers.
The Trump International Hotel is less than a mile from the White House.
Its website describes it as an 800-acre resort with 643 total guest rooms, more than 100,000 square feet (9,300 square meters) of event space and four golf courses.