A suspect is in custody after gunfire erupted at a baseball field in Virginia, where Republican Representative Steve Scalise was shot and badly injured.
The shooting took place shortly after 7am. as lawmakers were practicing for an annual Congressional baseball game set for tomorrow. Colleagues of Scalise immediately took to Twitter to express their shock and best wishes:
holding an early morning practice
— Desert Valley Towing (@DesertValleyTow) June 14, 2017
Sen. Rand Paul describes shooting that injured Rep. Scalise pic.twitter.com/AgXZrfhikF
— Klay Volk (@KlayVolk) June 14, 2017