Shooter Targets Congressional Republicans And Staff At Baseball Field

A shooter fired multiple rounds at Congressional Republicans at a baseball field in Alexandria, VA early this morning.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and a staff member were shot. U.S. Capitol Police security detail for Scalise shot the assailant and they were also hit by the gunman in the exchange.

Fox News reports:

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot and multiple congressional aides were also hit by a gunman with a rifle who opened fire at a GOP baseball practice in Virginia Wednesday morning, Fox News confirmed.

Scalise was in stable condition. Five people were “transported medically” from the scene, Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said; however, it was unclear how many people had been shot.

The Republicans were practicing for a charity baseball game tomorrow night.

 

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