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on June 14, 2017 in World News

Scalise Shooting: Gunman May Have Targeted Republicans; Potential Domestic Terrorism

by Joel B. Pollak The shooting that wounded Rep. Steve Scales (R-LA) and several others on Wednesday morning during a baseball practice of Republican members of Congress in Alexandria, Virginia, may have been a deliberate, premeditated act of political violence, according to early eyewitness reports. Four victims were injured at the Simpson Baseball Field, including Republican Majority Whip Scalise, who was shot in the hip, along with two members of the Capitol Police. The gunman was also reportedly injured and taken to the hospital. Several of the eyewitnesses, most of whom were Republican members of Congress, said that the gunman had asked… View Article

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