Shooting in DC, Congressman and Others Wounded UPDATED

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

 

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House Whip shot on Wednesday

Details are emerging about a mass shooting in the the DC area.  Among those shot and wounded was the third ranking member of the House leadership -- Rep. Steve Scalise of LA. The shooting took place  in Alexandria, Virginia.

Multiple sources including the Washington Post identified the shooter as James T. Hodgkinson; the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump told press after the incident Wednesday morning that the shooter was killed. 

GOP House members were practicing for their annual charity game against their Democratic colleagues early this morning when a lone shooter began firing "dozens of shots."

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U.S. Capitol

The New York Times reported that five people were injured in the incident.

Updated: Wednesday 11:49 A.M.

 

 
 
 

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