Virginia police are investigating a mass shooting in Alexandria. According to ABC News, a gunman opened fire on a group of Republican Congressmen practicing baseball. The suspect is believed to be in police custody. Rep. Steve Scalise and two Captiol police officers were shot. According to the Associated Press, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Alabama), who witnessed the shooting, said at least 50 shots were fired from a semi-automatic rifle.
ALERT: APD investigating multiple shooting 400 block E Monroe St. Suspect believed in custody. Stay from area, let emergency vehicles thru.— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) June 14, 2017
BREAKING: FBI responding to shooting at Virginia park; initial report from scene indicates Rep. Scalise was shot. https://t.co/RR5HVlL6lS— ABC News (@ABC) June 14, 2017