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Trump rushed out from stage in Reno amid gun threat
[WASHINGTON] Donald Trump was rushed from a stage in Nevada by Secret Service agents after flying from swing state to swing state while Hillary Clinton used her fund-raising edge on get-out-the-vote efforts and TV advertising in a final rush of campaigning that may determine the outcome of Tuesday's US presidential election.
Trump was from the stage in Reno by Secret Service agents after a man attempted to rush the podium and someone in the crowd shouted "gun." Both candidates started Saturday in Florida - Trump with a rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa and Clinton with a speech in Pembroke Pines, northwest of Miami, that was cut to seven minutes by a rainstorm.
The man in Reno was grabbed by security officials and was taken to a room guarded by the Reno SWAT team and Secret Service. No gun was found.
Trump returned to the stage several minutes later and said: "Nobody said it was going to be easy for us. But we will never be stopped. I want to thank the Secret Service. They're amazing people."
Crowd Commotion Secret Service spokesman Martin Mulholland said in a statement the incident happened at 9.05 pm. "Mr. Trump was removed from the stage by his Secret Service protective detail after a commotion occurred in the crowd," he said. "Immediately in front of the stage, an unidentified individual shouted 'gun'. Secret Service agents and Reno police officers immediately apprehended the subject. Upon a thorough search of the subject and the surrounding area, no weapon was found."