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Trump left the press conference because of the shooting near the White house

The President of the United States Donald trump is suddenly taken away from the press conference security. In a few minutes returned to reporters and said that there was a shooting near the White house.

"There was a shooting near the White house, but the fence," said trump.

Trump noted that all of the details now do not know, but according to him, was only one shooter, secret service personnel injured him, now he's taken to the hospital.

"I was surprised, this is unusual. None of the employees of the secret service didn't suffer", — the President added.

Later, the US Secret service confirmed that its officer had indeed opened fire near the White house. The Ministry clarified that the incident occurred on the corner of 17th street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, police patrols blocked the traffic on 17th street a few blocks from the White house, the movement of pedestrians no one bothers.