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Trump Survives Assassination Attempt After Being Shot While Speaking at Rally

  • Staff Consortium
  • July 14, 2024

Former President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt during a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania on Saturday. The incident, which occurred while Trump was addressing his supporters, resulted in the death of the suspected gunman and left one spectator dead and two others critically injured. Trump revealed on social media that he was "shot with a bullet that pierced the upper part of my right ear" during the chaos. The suspected gunman, identified as 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, was shot and killed by the Secret Service. Federal authorities have confirmed the incident as an assassination attempt. The Secret Service stated on social media that "multiple shots" were fired, which led to the tragic death of a spectator and critical injuries to two others. The gunman used a rifle, firing from an elevated position outside the rally. The former president is reportedly doing well and expressed gratitude to law enforcement and first responders for their swift action, accor...