Congressman says member of his staff wounded

Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice

Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice

Please keep the member of my staff and all members of the congressional baseball team in your thoughts in prayers during this extremely hard time.

Shots rang out during a baseball practice Wednesday for Republican congressmen in Alexandria, Virginia. He is in stable condition. Senate chaplain's prayer after lawmaker shooting Congressional Baseball Game still on despite shooting Trump Jr. appears to link lawmaker shooting to controversial "Julius Caesar" production MORE (R-Texas) was among those shot by a gunman at Republicans' congressional baseball game practice on Wednesday, according to the lawmaker's office. Rep. Williams later confirmed that Barth was the aide who was shot and said he's expected to make a full recovery.

North Texas Representatives Joe Barton and Roger Williams coach the team and have been confirmed safe as well.

Barth, from the Houston area and an alum of UT Austin, is a legislative correspondent in Williams' office.

One congressman has been reported hit so far, Steve Scalise, from Louisiana, and several other people are believed to have been hit, according to witnesses.

Williams said the gunman has been detained.

"I got shot this morning at the baseball fields but I am in the hospital and okay".

A white Texas police officer says he regrets asking a mother why she didn't teach her son not to litter during the December arrest of the black woman and her two teenage daughters. It has not been announced yet whether or not the game will be postponed or cancelled due to the shooting. Conaway, Williams, Barton and Brady are safe.

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