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USA: Republican whip in critical condition after shooting at baseball game00:56

USA: Republican whip in critical condition after shooting at baseball game

United States, Washington DC
June 14, 2017 at 22:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

US House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Wednesday following the shooting at the Alexandria baseball field in suburban Washington DC, earlier that day.

At least six people including Scalise were shot by an unidentified gunman. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital.

Eyewitnesses report that between 50 and 100 rounds were fired on a group of Republican lawmakers during a baseball game. The politicians were practicing for a charity annual Congressional baseball game due to take place on Thursday at Nationals Park. The suspect has died in custody after sustaining injures in a shootout with police.

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US House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Wednesday following the shooting at the Alexandria baseball field in suburban Washington DC, earlier that day.

At least six people including Scalise were shot by an unidentified gunman. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital.

Eyewitnesses report that between 50 and 100 rounds were fired on a group of Republican lawmakers during a baseball game. The politicians were practicing for a charity annual Congressional baseball game due to take place on Thursday at Nationals Park. The suspect has died in custody after sustaining injures in a shootout with police.

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