Republican Representative Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, and his aides were shot during baseball practice on Wednesday morning.
The shooter was shot by the lawmaker’s security detail.
Fox News is now reporting that Sen. Lee says the shooter was shot by Scalise’s security detail and is dead.
The Republican lawmaker was practicing for a charity ball game.
NBC News Special Report: Congressman Scalise, aides shot at baseball practice in Virginia https://t.co/KD9i1iP9MZ
— Jason Calabretta (@JasonCalabretta) June 14, 2017
Rep. Mo Brooks: “I see a rifle… I hear another blam… at the same time I heard Steve Scalise scream. He was shot” … https://t.co/32PGwa16xf
— Shafran Naizer (@ShafranNaizer) June 14, 2017
Senator Rand Paul says 50-60 shots.
Rep. Ron DeSantis said he was asked, “Are those Republicans or Democrats out there practicing?”
DeSantis said the man who asked him the question fit the description of the shooter.
That was right before the shooting.
— James Kent (@JamesKentjr) June 14, 2017
Cong DeSantis (R-FL) on FBN saying he was leaving the game when a man came up to him in parking lot & asked if the players were GOP or Dims
— DTBerliner (@dtberliner) June 14, 2017
Rand Paul: Had the Capitol Police not been there it would have been a massacre.
DeSantis said the man fit the description of the shooter.
This was just minutes before the shooting!
Via FOX and Friends: