A man was shot and arrested early Friday morning after exchanging gunfire with police officers at the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami.
Doral Police Chief Hernan Organvidez told reporters that police were notified of an “active shooter” in the resort around 1:30 a.m. ET. Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said the man was shouting about President Donald Trump, “actively shooting,” and had draped an American flag over the counter of the resort lobby.
“He was yelling and spewing some information about President Trump and that’s what we know so far. And he had an American flag that he did drape over the counter,” Perez said.
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Here’s everything we know so far about the active shooter at Trump National Resort in Doral, Florida:
Suspect shot, is now hospitalized.
Suspect used a handgun.
Suspect draped U.S. Flag over lobby counter.
One officer hurt – non firearm related – and is in good condition. pic.twitter.com/0IrCpvHeVA
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Perez also said a Doral officer received an unspecified injury but is in good condition. “You know, these officers did not hesitate one second to engage this individual that was actively shooting in the lobby of the hotel,” he said. “They risked their lives knowing that they had to get in there to save lives in that hotel.”
The shooter was later identified as 42-year-old Doral resident, Jonathan Oddi. Oddi, who lists himself as a fitness instructor, real-estate investor, and manager at Pegasus, a business dealing in minerals and gemstones, lives a few miles away from the resort. He appears to be from South Africa.
Shooter at Trump’s Doral Resort identified as 42-year-old Doral resident, Jonathan Oddi. He yelled anti-Trump comments then opened fire, before being shot multiple times #fox35 pic.twitter.com/e9iEYEFjU6
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Eric Trump thanked the responding officers early Friday morning.
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) May 18, 2018
We will update this story as more information is made available.
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