Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) has been shot, according to multiple reports. Follow Breitbart News for live updates on the developing situation.
All times eastern:
8:25 AM — Breitbart’s Michelle Moons: CNN and Rep. Mo Brooks reporting that two Capitol Hill police officers were shot in addition to Scalise.
8:21 AM — Per Breitbart’s Charlie Spiering, CNN just broke from covering the shooting… to talk to Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) about the Russia investigation.
8:18 AM —
8:16 AM — Sean Spicer tweets reaction statement from White House.
8:12 AM — The shooter was reportedly killed after about ten minutes of exchanging gunfire with security officers. Other Republican lawmakers were present and presumably targeted.
8:11 AM — Photo of Scalise on a stretcher:
8:09 AM — From Breitbart News’ Michelle Moons:
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and multiple other aides were shot at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday morning.
Approximately 50 shots were fired according to reporting from Fox and Friends.
The news network reported that Scalise was shot in the hip and is expected to be alright. Multiple other aides were also shot.
There were conflicting reports as to whether the shooter was dead or alive and whether he had been taken into custody at the time of this report.
The Congressional baseball game is set for Thursday, June 15.