“Republican House Whip Steve Scalise, congressional staffer shot in Virginia [attempted mass] shooting”

“Rep. Steve Scalise, a congressional staffer and members of the congressional police force were shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, in what sources are calling an apparent “deliberate attack.”…

As of 9:45 a.m. ET, Scalise was in stable condition but undergoing surgery, according to a statement from his office.

“Prior to entering surgery, the whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone,” the statement said. “He is grateful for the brave actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders and colleagues.””

Congressman Details [Attempted Mass Shooting]: ‘We Were Sitting Ducks; Gun Saved Our Lives’

“A Michigan representative who survived a gun attack during a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning in Virginia is detailing the harrowing moments the gunman opened fire…

The only reason why any of us walked out of this thing, by the grace of God, one of the folks here had a weapon to fire back and give us a moment to find cover….””

“Congressman Steve Scalise, Three Others Shot at Alexandria, Virginia, Baseball Field”

“Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said five people were taken to local hospitals, including the suspect, following the shooting, which began shortly after 7 a.m. Brown declined to give conditions or identify the victims.”


“‘White’ gunman shoots House Majority leader Steve Scalise and at least three others in ‘targeted attack’ on Republicans at Congressional baseball practice before being shot by hero police”

  • Gunman opened fire on the GOP team at 7am at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia
  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and left a trail of blood as he tried to crawl to safety
  • Two Capitol Hill officers were injured exchanging gunfire and a congressional staffer for Texas Rep. Roger Williams was also wounded
  • The gunman was described as a ‘white, middle-aged male’ who fired between 50 and 100 rounds from a rifle
  • He was eventually shot by the hero Capitol Hill officers who were accompanying Scalise to the practice
  • President Trump said the Scalise – a ‘true friend and patriot’ – was expected to make a full recovery
  • Sen. Rand Paul, Rep. Mo Brooks and Rep. Brad Robert Wenstrup all gave first aid to their injured teammates
  • The team was practicing ahead of a charity match on Thursday night when they were targeted

“A gunman opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball practice session on Wednesday, injuring four people including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in what is thought to have been a targeted attack on the GOP.”

“Rep. Scalise Among 5 Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.”

“House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four other people were shot Wednesday morning as the Republican congressional baseball team held an early-morning practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

Witnesses — including many members of Congress — described a terrifying scene, with a gunman who reloaded while standing on the field and the wounded congressman “screaming for help.””

[Congressmen] “SHOT, Shooter Asked, “Are Those Republicans or Democrats?””

“Rep. Ron DeSantis said he was asked, “Are those Republicans or Democrats out there practicing?””

“Rep. Mark Walker says gunman targeted congressional baseball practice ‘to kill as many Republican members as possible'”

“Shortly after the shooting Wednesday morning at a congressional baseball practice, Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.) told NBC News that it appeared the “gunman was there to kill as many Republican members as possible.” Walker, who was at the practice for the upcoming annual congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia, confirmed he was “shaken but okay.””

“Suspect James T. Hodgkinson [Virginia Shooting Suspect] dies after shootout”

“The suspected gunman is James T. Hodgkinson III, 66, from Illinois, according to multiple law enforcement sources…”

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