Gunman Opens Fire at Congressional Baseball Practice, Republican Rep. Scalise Shot

UPDATE [6/14/17, 9:45 a.m. ET]: Rep. Steve Scalise’s office has released the following statement on his condition:

https://twitter.com/MichaelRWarren/status/874984770006134784

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:

UPDATE [6/14/17, 8:37 a.m. ET]:
The president issued the following statement on behalf of the White House:

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:

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).

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.

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