Man shot by police during confrontation at Trump National Doral, reports say

Police take down active shooting suspect at Trump National Doral Golf Club

A man was shot and rushed to the hospital after a confrontation with police inside the lobby of Trump National Golf Resort in Doral early Friday morning.

It began at about 1:30 a.m. after a man reportedly walked into the lobby saying something about President Donald Trump, laid an American flag on a counter and set off a fire alarm, drawing law enforcement officials.

"We don't know what his intentions were in the long term but we know what he was doing at the time - he was trying to engage our police officers in some kind of ambush-type attack", Perez said.

Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said Oddi tried to lure police into a gunfight.

The president's son, Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpUS paid Trump's Scottish resort for VIP hotel stays: report Judge rules "Trump Place" condo board can remove Trump name from building "Trump Place" condo board goes to court to remove Trump name from building MORE, tweeted his thanks to the Miami-area police department following the incident.

"In my opinion, they probably saved a hell of a lot of lives today, because this could have gone a lot worse", Perez said of the police response.

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Earlier reports said a police officer had wounded the suspect.

Initial reports are that he had been waving an American flag inside the lobby of the resort and anxious workers called 911, WTVJ-Ch. "Every day they keep our community safe", he added.

"We are very grateful to you!", he wrote.

An investigation is underway, and will include the FBI, the Secret Service and local police.

Trump National Doral Golf Club, an 800-acre resort outside of Miami, is home to four championship golf courses, including the Blue Monster, which plays host to a PGA Tour event each year. According to CBS4 News in Miami.

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