UPDATE [6/14/17, 9:45 a.m. ET]: Rep. Steve Scalise’s office has released the following statement on his condition:
UPDATE [6/14/17, 9:20 a.m. ET]:
Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) tells The Associated Press that one of his staffers was shot:
BREAKING: Texas Rep. Williams says member of his congressional staff shot at baseball practice with Scalise.
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 14, 2017
UPDATE [6/14/17, 8:37 a.m. ET]:
The president issued the following statement on behalf of the White House:
Donald Trump says he and Mike Pence are "deeply saddened by this tragedy." pic.twitter.com/3ueiaZPecV
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) June 14, 2017
UPDATE [6/14/17, 8:35 a.m. ET]:
Two protective detail members were shot, one in the leg and the other in the abdomen:
One protective detail member shot in the abdomen and another in the leg.
— Good Morning America (@GMA) June 14, 2017
Reports of a shooting at a practice for the congressional baseball game came in Wednesday morning. The practice was being held at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.
It is being reported that as many as five people have been hit including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La).
from @RepMoBrooks "Shooter attack at GOPpractice. Rifle. 50+ shots fired. 5 or more hit including GOP Whip steve scalise. I am not shot."
— Matt Murphy (@mattmurphyshow) June 14, 2017
— Woody (@FlyDTW) June 14, 2017
This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available. Stay tuned to IJR.com for other stories related to the shooting.