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A Man Who Interrupted Trump's Briefing Threatened To Kill People Near The White House

A Man Who Interrupted Trump's Briefing Threatened To Kill People Near The White House

The man who interrupted US President Donald Trump's briefing on Monday threatened to kill people in the vicinity of the White House, according to the AP, citing sources.

According to their information, we are talking about a 51-year-old resident of Maryland Basil Berryman. AP sources claim that he approached us Secret service employees near the White House, notifying them that he was carrying a weapon. Then he abruptly moved towards one of the employees, simultaneously taking out an object. At the same time, he shouted threats to kill people.

A Secret service officer was forced to shoot Berryman. As previously reported, the security service employee and the suspect were hospitalized. The AP does not have data confirming that the suspect has a firearm.

On Monday, US President Donald Trump unexpectedly interrupted a press conference about five minutes after the start. The President was approached by a Secret service officer, then the chief of staff left the hall accompanied by security. Upon his return, Trump told reporters about the incident that occurred outside the complex.

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