Congressional baseball practice shooting
In a statement released Wednesday afternoon, the FBI confirmed a "second congressman" had "sustained minor injuries and was also transported by a medic unit" following the shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The FBI did not identify the second congressman; Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot in the hip and underwent surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he "remains in critical condition," the hospital said.
The FBI reports that in total, "five individuals were transported ... to local hospitals with gunshot wounds. Those transported include a United States Capitol Police officer who is hospitalized and is reported to be in stable condition, [Rep. Scalise], one congressional staffer, one lobbyist, and the subject." A second Capitol Police officer was treated at the hospital for minor injuries and released, the bureau said.
President Trump said at a news conference that the shooter — identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson — died from his injuries.
Read the full FBI statement below. Jeva Lange