Man yelling about the President opens fire at Trump golf resort


WASHINGTON, D.C.: Florida police shot and injured a gunman "yelling" about US President Donald Trump in the lobby of a Trump Organization-owned golf resort near Miami, authorities said on Friday. The man in custody was not identified, and his motive remained unclear later Friday morning.

CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez reports that police believe the suspect tried to lure law enforcement officers to the scene, and a fire alarm was set off prior to their arrival. Eastern time and Doral Police Department officers responded with assistance from the Miami-Dade Police department.

He says officers from Doral and Miami-Dade were met "with an individual with a handgun".

"We're not saying that this is terrorism, we're not saying anything like that, but we're not discounting anything at this point", Perez said, adding that the investigation is still in its early stages.

Authorities received a call of an active shooter at the Trump National Doral Golf Club at 1:30 a.m., said Juan Perez, director of the Miami-Dade police.

Perez said the joint response to the shooting was "seamless" and called the officers "heroic".

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Police outside The Trump National Doral resort following a shooting there in the overnight hours. "They risked their lives knowing that they had to get in there to save lives in that hotel".

President Trump's son Eric Trump thanked officers in a Friday morning tweet.

The U.S. Secret Service said it's aware of the shooting and has special agents on scene working closely with law enforcement partners. According to CBS News, they confirmed that no "protectees were in the Miami region at the time of the incident". The entrances were blocked, and yellow caution tape was stretched across the main gate.

The Trump National Doral Golf Club was first established in 1962 in a western suburb of Miami by real estate developer Alfred Kaskel. Its signature course is the Blue Monster at Doral.

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 of event space and four golf courses.