UPDATE: Confirmed Details In The Congressional Baseball Shooting

As of 9:15 a.m. EST, this is what we know about the shooting that took place at the Republican team’s Congressional Baseball practice:

  • Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip.  Rep. Brad Wenstrup used Scalise’s belt as a tourniquet to stop the bleeding.
  • Rep. Roger Williams, the head of the baseball caucus, had a staffer who was shot.
  • Capitol Police were in attendance because Scalise, a member of leadership, was in attendance. If he wasn’t there, USCP would not have been present.
  • Speaker Ryan was spotted at the gym earlier this morning.
  • According to Alexandria Police, the suspect is in custody.

Members who are on the Republican team and would have been at the practice include:

  • Joe Barton TX-06
  • Jack Bergman MI-1
  • Mike Bishop MI-08
  • Kevin Brady TX-08
  • Mo Brooks AL-05
  • Mike Conaway TX-11
  • Ryan Costello PA-07
  • Rodney Davis IL-13
  • Ron Desantis FL-6
  • Jeff Duncan SC-03
  • Jeff Flake AZ
  • Chuck Fleischmann TN-03
  • Matt Gaetz FL-01
  • Bill Johnson OH-06
  • Trent Kelly MS-01
  • Darren LaHood IL-18
  • Doug LaMalfa CA-01
  • Barry Loudermilk GA-11
  • Roger Marshall KS-1
  • Pat Meehan PA-07
  • John Moolenaar MI-04
  • Steve Palazzo MS-04
  • Gary Palmer AL-06
  • Rand Paul KY
  • Erik Paulsen MN-03
  • Steve Pearce NM-02
  • Thomas Rooney FL-17
  • Dennis Ross FL-15
  • Steve Scalise LA-01
  • John Shimkus IL-15
  • Mark Walker NC-06
  • Brad Wenstrup OH-02
  • Roger Williams TX-25
  • Kevin Yoder KS-03

Speaker Ryan released a statement:

Rep. Williams confirmed one of his staffers were shot:


Five people have been transported to a local hospital. A few are in critical condition.


Scalise is one of the five people who are rumored to be shot.


Scalise’s office issues a statement on his condition:






UPDATE (3:20pm EST): 

Majority Whip Scalise is in critical condition following surgery.

UPDATE (5:15pm EST):