A US republican leader shot in Virginia multiple shooting
June 14, Washington DC: A Republican politician Whip Steve Scalise and aides have been shot during baseball practice in Virginia.
According to the Police they were investigating a "multiple shooting" and a suspect is in custody. An apparent eyewitness said on Twitter that gunfire rang out at the YMCA baseball fields, by the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.
While the White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump was being briefed.
A reporter from Fox News also tweeted that staffers were hit."Right now, we're secure," Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) told CNN Wednesday morning.Brooks said "at least five" people were shot, his voice breaking.Brooks said Scalise was shot in the hip and "dragging his body" to get away from the shooter.White House press secretary Sean Spicer said both President Trump and Vice President Pence are aware of the "developing situation in Virginia.""Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected," he tweeted
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