WASHINGTON — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among at least two people shot Wednesday morning during a GOP baseball practice at an Alexandria, Virginia, ball field, NBC News confirmed.
He was in stable condition, said two different senior-level GOP aides. One source said the Republican lawmaker was wounded in the hip area.
Two sources said at least one Capitol Police officer was also shot.
Police confirmed in tweets that it was investigating reports of a "multiple shooting" and that the suspect was "in custody" and "not a threat." The victims were being rushed to the hospital.