Cops: Shooter at Trump Golf Club 'Neutralized'

Suspect placed flag on counter, shouted about president
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 18, 2018 3:36 AM CDT
Updated May 18, 2018 5:20 AM CDT
Person Arrested After Shots Fired at Trump Golf Club
In this March 7, 2015, photo, people walk near the Trump National Doral Miami clubhouse during a golf tournament in Doral, Fla.   (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

South Florida authorities say one man was arrested and an officer was injured after police exchanged gunfire with the man in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami, which is owned by President Trump, the AP reports. Doral Police Chief Hernan Organvidez told reporters officers confronted the man about 1:30am Friday and exchanged fire. He said the man was "neutralized" and taken into custody.

Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez says the man was shouting about Trump and draped an American flag over the counter. He says the man was "actively shooting." "We're going to take it from there and see what his real motives are and how far we get to that point," Perez says. "We'll then have that discussion with the FBI to see how far that goes." Local 10 reports that the injured officer was hospitalized with a suspected broken wrist and the suspect is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities. (More Trump National Golf Club stories.)

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