House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice, congressional officials say. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers.
President Trump is offering thoughts and prayers after a shooting outside Washington, DC. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and two Capitol police officers were shot and injured. They are reported to be in stable condition. In a statement, Trump said he and Vice President Mike Pence are deeply saddened by the shooting and are monitoring developments closely. It happened at a practice for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. The shooter, while first reported to have been in custody, is in fact dead.