Police Open Fire As Car Plows Through Security Checks At Trump’s Mar a lago


Police in south Florida fired shots at an SUV after it breached security at Trump’s Florida home Mar-a-lago.

The driver crashed through two security checkpoints causing officers to respond with lethal force. The vehicle fled the scene but was caught by police and two suspects are in custody.

From WSVN: Police have two people in custody after a security breach at the Mar-a-lago estate ended in a police-involved shooting.

According to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol troopers and PBSO deputies responded to the scene after a driver in a black SUV fled through two security check points on the property, Friday, at around 11:40 a.m.

Officers fired shots at the vehicle as it headed towards the main entrance of the estate.

It remains unclear if there are any injuries reported after the shooting.

The vehicle continued to flee from FHP troopers and a PBSO helicopter before it was later located.

Two individuals have been taken into custody.

From WPBF:

The SUV tried to breach both security checkpoints while heading towards the main entrance, officials said.

The vehicle then fled the scene while being pursued by FHP and the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.

Officials went on to say that the vehicle has been located and two individuals are in custody.

Traffic delays are expected at Olive Avenue and Southern Blvd. Drivers are urged to seek an alternate route.

President Trump is due to arrive at Palm Beach International Airport Friday evening.