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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice. Associated Press reports he was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery in stable condition.
Several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers.
Here is what Washington state's Congressional delegation and Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a former member of Congress, are saying on social media after the shooting.
My thoughts are w/ Congressman Scalise & others injured in this attack, esp the Capitol Police officers who put themselves in harm’s way.— Senator Patty Murray (@PattyMurray) June 14, 2017
My thoughts are with Rep. Scalise, @CapitolPolice, their families & those injured this morning, praying for everyone's safety & recovery.— Sen. Maria Cantwell (@SenatorCantwell) June 14, 2017
Deep gratitude for the bravery and dedication of @CapitolPolice officers, who were injured but still protecting. Prayers for full recovery.— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) June 14, 2017
Praying for the quick & full recovery of my friend & colleague @SteveScalise & those injured this morning.— Dave Reichert (@davereichert) June 14, 2017
Praying for @SteveScalise his aides & Capitol Police affected by the tragic shooting this morning.— JaimeHerreraBeutler (@HerreraBeutler) June 14, 2017
And with those who witnessed this horrific act. We hope for a speedy and full recovery for all— Governor Jay Inslee (@GovInslee) June 14, 2017
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