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UPDATED: Morning Shooting At GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

June 14th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Several people were shot and wounded in Alexandria, Virginia, this morning while the Republican congressional baseball team was practicing.

Among the wounded, Representative Steve Scalise, the House Minority Whip.  He is said to be in CRITICAL condition.

ABC News is reporting that Scalise appeared to have been shot in his hip.  Two Capitol Hill police agents were also shot.  Authorities are calling it a "deliberate attack."

Police returned fire with the gunman, who was apprehended and taken to a nearby hospital.
Those present say the incident went on for about 10 minutes with over 50 shots fired.

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