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House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND NEWS STAFF | posted Wednesday, Jun 14th, 2017

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Photo: scalise.house.gov

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been shot at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

Several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers, Republican Mo Brooks said.

Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as “a hip wound.”

A congressional aide said Scalise is in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital.

Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader.

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