Shooting at GOP Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.

A man who opened fire on the congressional Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, is now in custody, police say. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., shot and four others were hospitalized, police said.

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Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team mark evidence at the scene of this morning's shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was among five wounded in the attack, including the suspected gunman, as Republican congressional members practiced for a charity baseball game.
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., walk to a congressional briefing about todays shooting at the Congressional baseball practice, on June 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C. This morning House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and others were shot by a gunman during Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
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President Donald Trump delivers brief remarks in the Diplomatic Room following a shooting that injured a member of Congress and law enforcement officers at the White House June 14, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Trump announced that the suspected gunman, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in the attack.
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Vice President Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump and Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner listen to President Donald Trump deliver brief remarks in the Diplomatic Room following a shooting that injured a member of Congress and law enforcement officers at the White House June 14, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Trump announced that the suspected gunman, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in the attack.
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Investigators and emergency personnel gather adjacent to Eugene Simpson Field, the site where a gunman opened fire June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia. Multiple injuries were reported from the instance, the site where a congressional baseball team was holding an early morning practice, including House Republican Whip Steve Scalise who was reportedly shot in the hip.
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Representative Charles Fleischmann (R-Tennessee) speaks to the media after being dropped off at Capital Hill after the Congressional Baseball Practice on June 14, 2017, in Washington, DC. Fleischmann was on the field and heard the first pop of gunfire. Multiple injuries were reported from the instance, the site where a congressional baseball team was holding an early morning practice, including House Republican Whip Steve Scalise who was reportedly shot in the hip.
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Investigators and men dressed in baseball gear gather at Eugene Simpson Field, the site where a gunman opened fire June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia. Multiple injuries were reported from the instance, the site where a congressional baseball team was holding an early morning practice, including House Republican Whip Steve Scalise who was reportedly shot in the hip.
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Michael Brown, Alexandria Chief of Police, briefs members of the press near Eugene Simpson Field, the site where a gunman opened fire June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia. Multiple injuries were reported from the instance, the site where a congressional baseball team was holding an early morning practice, including House Republican Whip Steve Scalise who was reportedly shot in the hip.
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Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Alabama) meets with reporters after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting.
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Alexandria, Virginia police and other first responders block East Monroe Ave. in Alexandria, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a shooting involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, at a congressional baseball practice.
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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) briefs members of the media near Eugene Simpson Stadium Park where a shooting took place on June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia.
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A police officer tapes off an area near the YMCA after a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, June 14, 2017. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot at a Congressional baseball practice.
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Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) is brought away by emergency medical service personnel Eugene Simpson at Stadium Park, where a shooting took place on June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and multiple congressional aides were shot by a gunman during a Republican baseball practice.
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Rep. Ruben Kihuen posted a photo to Twitter of House Democrats praying for the congressional Republicans who were shot during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on June 14.
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A shooting occurred during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The Congressional Baseball Game, a bipartisan tradition, was scheduled for Thursday, <a href="http://www.rollcall.com/news/hoh/two-freshmen-standing-congressional-baseball-teams" target=blank>according to Roll Call</a>. The game dates back to 1909, and is one of the capital’s most anticipated events of the summer, with members of Congress sporting the uniforms of their favorite teams as the two parties face off.
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Police and emergency personnel are seen near the scene where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, June 14, 2017.
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Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Mich. talks on the phone while walking past a damaged vehicle at a shooting scene where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot at a Congressional baseball practice, June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia.
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U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) stand guard in front of the Capitol building on June 14, 2017, in Washington, DC. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and others were shot by a gunman during Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "Out of an abundance of caution, the USCP has deployed a robust police presence throughout the Capitol Complex," Capitol Police said in a statement. "However, all buildings within the Capitol Complex are open in accordance with routine operations."
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Tourists are directed away from the Capitol Building and across the lawn by Capitol Hill Police officers, June 14, 2017, after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.
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A member of the Alexandria Police stands guard near the scene of an opened fire June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia. Multiple injuries were reported.
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A member of the Alexandria Police runs up the street near the scene of an opened fire June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia. Five people were shot, including the shooter.
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This photo shows a broken window shortly after an alleged shooting across from a YMCA in Alexandria, Virginia, where congressional Republicans were practicing baseball.
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Alexandria, Va. Police Chief Michael Brown speaks about the shooting on June 14, 2017, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot at a Congressional baseball practice.
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Investigators gather near the scene of an opened fire June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia.
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The window of a YMCA across from the baseball field where members of Congress were shot in an early morning baseball practice.
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