Top Republican Lawmaker and Others Shot at Practice for Baseball Game With Democrats; North Coast Jared Huffman Safe While Practicing for the Same GaMe
A shooter wounded Republican Congressman and Majority Whip for the House of Representatives Steve Scalise this morning in Virginia at a practice for a charity baseball game. Others, including at least one member of his security detail, were also shot.
The shooter has been variously reported as either in custody or dead.North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman was at a Democrat practice in another area for the same game. He tweeted at 5:20 a.m. our time, “Our Dem baseball team was practicing when we heard news. We’re safe & with police, everyone praying for GOP colleagues, staff & Cap police… .”