A member of the Alexandria police force runs near the scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Va.  Senior Republican Congressman Steve Scalise was among several victims shot and wounded at a morning  baseball practice ahead of an annual game between lawmakers. Scalise is the majority whip who rallies Republican votes in the House of Representatives.

A member of the Alexandria police force runs near the scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Va. Senior Republican Congressman Steve Scalise was among several victims shot and wounded at a morning baseball practice ahead of an annual game between lawmakers. Scalise is the majority whip who rallies Republican votes in the House of Representatives.

A shooting this morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia left several people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a staffer and two law enforcement officers wounded.

Police say they believe they have the shooter in custody.

The WAMU newsroom is following the story and their reporters will give us an update.

Guests

  • Armando Trull Senior reporter on race and identity at WAMU; has spent the past four years covering immigration from El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and the Washington region

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Jun 23 2017America's relationship with North Korea worsens after 22-year-old Otto Warmbier's return home in a coma. He died shortly after. The President has called Warmbier's death "a disgrace." What now? Also, the latest attack on London and Saudi Arabia's King rewrites the rules on succession.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Jun 23 2017We'll discuss why gun owners in particular have concerns surrounding the death of Philando Castile and why some want the NRA to speak out. Plus, back room dealing on healthcare, and is the President's front man moving on?