ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A rifle-wielding gunman opened fire on a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning. Related Content House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, who was shot in the hip, was in critical condition after surgery, an aide said. Also taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds were a U.S. Capitol police officer, a congressional staffer and a lobbyist, the statement said.A second, unidentified, member of Congress was taken to a hospital after suffering minor injuries, according to a joint federal law enforcement statement.The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson from Illinois, according to the FBI. Scalise’s office says that prior to entering surgery, the congressman was in good spirits and that he spoke with his wife over the phone… Next »
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