Politics

Scenes from the shooting near Washington, D.C.

A gunman opened fire Wednesday morning during a baseball practice being played by Republican lawmakers and staffers in Alexandria, a northern Virginia suburb across the Potomac River from the nation’s capital.

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epa06027760 A man receives medical attention from first responders on the scene following a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 14 June 2017. Republican Representative Steve Scalise and two Capitol police officers were injured, according to media reports. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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A man received medical attention from first responders on the scene of the shooting.

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) is wheeled away by emergency medical service personnel from the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.
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U.S. Rep. Roger Williams is wheeled away by emergency medical service personnel from the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.

Emergency personnel are seen through a window with a bullet hole
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Emergency personnel are seen through a window with a bullet hole.

A police officer stood by an automobile with a damaged driver's window.
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A police officer stood by an automobile with a damaged driver's window.

People stood near the scene of a shooting at the Republican Congressional baseball team practice.
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People stood near the scene of a shooting at the Republican Congressional baseball team practice.

A person is treated by emergency workers as members of the Republican congressional baseball team looked on.
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A person is treated by emergency workers as members of the Republican congressional baseball team looked on.

A police office watched behind police tape at the baseball field.
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A police office watched behind police tape at the baseball field.

Republican Senator from Arizona Jeff Flake (R) hugs another member of the Republican congressional baseball team.
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Republican Senator from Arizona Jeff Flake (R) hugs another member of the Republican congressional baseball team.