Watch the dramatic video that captured the Virginia shooting

A dramatic video shows how the Alexandria shooting unfolded Wednesday morning, as a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice. The assailant fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died.

The video, which runs for more than five minutes, was taken by Noah Nathan, who was reportedly walking his dogs at a park near the field when he heard the gunshots.

“I’m just lying on the ground holding on to my dogs making sure they don’t get away,” Nathan told NBC News. “I’m sort of thinking, ‘I hope I don’t get shot.’ ”

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