"I don't know the condition of the person", the president said.
The Secret Service did not immediately respond to queries about the incident. "It's not something that's unique", he said.
The Secret Service issued a statement late Monday indicating that a 51-year-old man told Secret Service officers he had a weapon. "And the suspect is on the way to the hospital", he said.
The White House complex, the Secret Service said, was not breached during the incident "and no Secret Service protectees were ever in danger".
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He praised the Secret Service response and said the agency would have more details on the event later.
Soon after the US President was pulled from the briefing, chaos unfolded.
Trump had been midsentence during the first attempt at a briefing when security came into the room and asked him to leave the area.
Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russell Vought were also present in the briefing and followed Trump while leaving the briefing.
"It was a shootingoutside of the White House", Trumpsaid, according to Reuters.
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In May, Trump was taken to the secure bunker amid violent protests just outside the White House. Both the suspect and the officer were taken to hospital.
Two law enforcement sources told CNN that the wounded person was unarmed. "You look back over the centuries, the world has been a risky place, very unsafe place, and it will continue, I guess, for a period of time".
Secret Service took down an armed person near the fence outside the White House early Monday evening.
He added that he was told the suspect may have been armed. Trump said, "The world has always been a risky place. The world has been-you look back over the centuries the world has been a unsafe place, very risky place and it will continue I guess for a period of time", he said.
"We were taken just out over to the Oval Office", he said.
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