GOP baseball practice shooting: House Whip Steve Scalise shot, others injured

As many as 50 shots were fired at a Republican baseball team practice, according to reports.

Fox News is reporting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and aides were shot at the practice. The shots were reported on East Monroe Street in Del Ray, Alexandria at a location near the YMCA.

Alabama Reps. Mo Brooks and Gary Palmer were present at the game but not injured. Other reports said as many as five people were injured in the shooting. Rep. Ron Desantis said he was approached by a man who asked if it was Democrats or Republicans on the field shortly before the shooting.

Rep. Brooks told CNN the shooter was taken down by a member of Scalise’s security detail who himself had been shot.

This story is breaking and will be updated as information is available.

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