“Gunman Wounds Congressman in Brazen Attack” -Daily Beast

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Summary: ” “Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first of all responders and all others affected.” Sen. Mo Brooks said the rifle-bearing shooter, was trying to take security detail prior to “getting to the rest of us.” Brooks said he believed five people were wounded, including Scalise, a House aide, a Capitol Police officer, and “a staffer who was shot in the leg.” Five people were shot, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise, when a armed gunman attacked a GOP baseball practice in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria on Wednesday morning, Rep. They exhibited tremendous bravery,” he said, breaking through tears. Rand Paul said on MSNBC that he was just thankful Capitol Police were on scene. Police are calling the incident a “multiple shooting.” Brooks said Sens. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) said he was at the baseball game: “I left a few in number mins prior to this happened,”, and a guy walked up to us and asked if they were GOP, or Dems on the field, he reportedly told Fox News reporter Brooke Singman.”

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