Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise(R-Louisiana) -(Photo Credit: scalise.house.gov)

A  gunman opened fire this morning at an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball park. According to witnesses, a White male with a long rifle was behind a dugout area while several well-known Republican congressmen were practicing for an upcoming charity baseball event.

The man reportedly fired dozens of rounds before security personnel returned fire. At least five people were injured in the shooting. Among the victims are Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, two Capitol police officers, and a congressional staffer. It is reported that Scalise was shot in the hip but the extent of the injury is unknown.

A helicopter airlifted an unknown victim from the area as the extent if the injuries are unknown. According to law enforcement, the shooting is considered a deliberate attack.

The situation is still developing and will be updated as details emerge.

 

Mo Barnes

"Mo Betta" Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician.

  • ChocolateCity

    Wow….that’s crazy.

  • Oak510finest

    So a known white supremacist is experiencing some karma I see.

    • Jason

      Awww ……. this is unfortunate. Hey – does anyone know if it is true about the Warriors not going to the Whitehouse? Just curious.

      • Oak510finest

        Yes, they have declined the invitation to mwet trump.

        • nosey rosy

          this is soooo un american, our children are learning to hate , and be devisive. we cant let donald trump define us . i remember 4 years ago apprentice was a top show . everyone was ok with him . acting arrogant and bossy . and his daugher smug and stuck up. firing others . now he is directly in the most powerful seat in the country . he wanted power he has money already and got bored

      • Cruddy

        As Iggy put it….”Hell nah”

  • nosey rosy

    with trump in the house , its getting personal with these random shootings . i wonder why the connection isnt ovious people are going nuts in this country . the republicans are getting the blame for all trump does. and we can see why .. how did he get elected anyway? republicans are link to that directly. lets pray for all the families . cause to label a person republican and shoot them cause they are is down right evil . were all human god doesnt want us to be killing each other like this . where the hell do they think their gonna go if they kill? you gott die one day . so does people really believe god is this alia character whom will give them milk and honey ? sic

  • Cruddy

    Isnt this the same guy that spoke in front of a white power group and then pretended he didnt know? Karma bides its time evidently.