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House Majority Whip Scalise shot at baseball practice

Update: The suspected shooter has been identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson, who has died of his injuries, according to a report by CBS News.

U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot this morning outside of a congressional baseball practice, according to a report form The Advocate. Scalise (R-Jefferson) is undergoing surgery at a Washington, D.C. hospital. Others are believed to have been shot.

The shooter was wounded by security and taken into custody, according to the report.

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Photo by Tammy Anthony Baker via Wikimedia Commons.

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