ALEXANDRIA, VA -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among five people injured in a "multiple shooting" at a baseball field in Alexandria Wednesday morning, according to a CBS News Special Report.
Members of Congress were at the field practicing for Thursday's annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity.
No members of Congress from either Washington nor Idaho were on the roster for this year's baseball game.
Elected leaders from Washington and Idaho responded to the incident, sending their thoughts and prayers to those who were injured.
I am shocked and devastated to hear about this appalling act of violence and cowardice in Virginia this morning. -PM— Senator Patty Murray (@PattyMurray) June 14, 2017
My thoughts are w/ Congressman Scalise & others injured in this attack, esp the Capitol Police officers who put themselves in harm’s way.— Senator Patty Murray (@PattyMurray) June 14, 2017
My thoughts are with Rep. Scalise, @CapitolPolice, their families & those injured this morning, praying for everyone's safety & recovery.— Sen. Maria Cantwell (@SenatorCantwell) June 14, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with @SteveScalise and all those affected by today's shooting. Grateful to Capitol Police. (1 of 2)— Raúl R. Labrador (@Raul_Labrador) June 14, 2017
(2 of 2) Thank you to all those who reached out expressing concern. My staff and I were not present. We are fine.— Raúl R. Labrador (@Raul_Labrador) June 14, 2017
Senate Minority Leader and House Minority Leader of Idaho release statement on Virginia attack pic.twitter.com/H60w3vE37s— Erin Robinson (@KREMErinR) June 14, 2017
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