Florida Man Who Tried to Ambush Cops at Trump Resort Hit with Charges
Florida man who allegedly opened fire at Trump resort hit with charges!
Jonathan Oddi, 42, was charged by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office with attempted murder of law-enforcement officers, armed burglary and armed grand theft, according to the Miami Herald. The man is accused of opening fire last month at the Trump National Doral Golf Club and trying to ambush police that were responding by pulling a fire alarm.
In the May 18 encounter, Oddi allegedly stormed the Miami-area resort, draped an American flag over the lobby counter and shot a gun. Authorities at the time said he also shouted what was described as “anti-Trump sentiment.”
The suspect exchanged gunfire with police and was ultimately “neutralized,” suffering multiple gunshot wounds to the legs, police said.
The 42-year-old Oddi was ranting about President Donald Trump, former president Barack Obama and rapper P. Diddy. Officers shot Oddi in the legs; he survived an is awaiting trial.
Jonathan Oddi, 42, was reportedly charged with attempted murder of law-enforcement officers, armed burglary and armed theft. (Miami Dade Department of Corrections
In a statement to the Herald, Christopher DeCoste and Tara Kawass, lawyers who represent Oddi, praised law enforcement for defusing “the situation without loss of life and only minimal injury to Mr. Oddi.”