U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice.He was shot in the hip and was in critical condition after undergoing surgery.
Several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers.
Here is what Oregon's Congressional delegation is saying on social media after the shooting.
Sen. Ron Wyden:
Horrific. Thoughts & prayers with Rep. @SteveScalise, Capitol police, and staff.— Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) June 14, 2017
Sen Jeff Merkley:
My thoughts and prayers are with my colleague @SteveScalise, the brave Capitol Police, and others who were injured in this tragic incident.— Senator Jeff Merkley (@SenJeffMerkley) June 14, 2017
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici:
Rep. Greg Walden:
Rep. Earl Blumenauer:
My thoughts are w/ Steve Scalise, colleagues & all affected in the horrific shooting. Grateful for brave Capitol Police & others who acted.— Earl Blumenauer (@repblumenauer) June 14, 2017
Rep. Kurt Schrader:
Thankful every day for the courage of Capitol Police who keep us safe day in & day out. Thoughts with @SteveScalise, the officers & staff.— Rep. Kurt Schrader (@RepSchrader) June 14, 2017
Rep. Peter DeFazio
My thoughts are with those affected by this morning's shooting. Grateful for @CapitolPolice, who put their lives on the line every day.— Rep Peter DeFazio (@RepPeterDeFazio) June 14, 2017
For constituents in Southwest Washington, Republican Rep. Jamie Herrera-Beutler shared her sympathies.
Praying for @SteveScalise his aides & Capitol Police affected by the tragic shooting this morning.— JaimeHerreraBeutler (@HerreraBeutler) June 14, 2017
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