Hospital says Scalise needs more operations

By then, Loudermilk said , Hodgkinson had switched from his rifle to a pistol. Ryan said Thursday's charity baseball game at Nationals Park will be played. "It is horrifying to think of my teammates and others in attendance being attacked in this way and I want them to know they have my support during this hard time".

Senator Jeff Flake recounts baseball practice shooting

In a message directed to Rep. Steve Scalise , the Louisiana Republican wounded in the attack, Trump said: "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all of the victims of this bad shooting ". He was in his office early Wednesday morning and said he watched the news unfold on TV. At at Wednesday morning press conference , President Donald Trump announced Hodgkinson died from his injuries.

Michigan's congressional representatives reflect on Virginia shooting

The shooter had a gun, and we only had baseball bats, said U.S. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Cleburne, who coaches the team and sprained his ankle while diving for cover. Multiple people were shot Wednesday morning in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , NBC News has confirmed.

GOP Congressman Steve Scalise in 'critical condition' following shooting, says hospital

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., two federal law enforcement sources confirm to NPR's Carrie Johnson. Scalise was shot in the hip and airlifted from the scene, then transported to MedStar to undergo surgery. The House canceled proceedings for the day. The violence that struck a ballfield in Alexandria, Va ., on Wednesday abruptly plunged what had been a routine start to the day in the Del Ray neighborhood into chaos.

Acquaintance of Alexandria shooting suspect: 'He could have a short temper'

Acquaintance of Alexandria shooting suspect: 'He could have a short temper'

U.S. Capitol Police Officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner were identified by House Speaker Paul Ryan as the two officers injured in the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The Republican lawmaker who represented Hodgkinson's hometown said he was "always angry" about the GOP agenda, but "never crossed the line". Another incident took place in 2006 involving an alleged domestic battery and unlawful discharge of a shotgun.

Tragedy won't stop congressional baseball game

American news agencies are reporting that Scalise is in critical condition after undergoing surgery. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. When the federal officers first began firing, those in the dugout weren't certain whether there was more than one shooter, Rep. Mo Brooks , R-Ala.