Staff member of US Rep. Roger Williams injured in Virginia shooting

The Latest: Congressman says member of his staff wounded

Congressional Staffer Reportedly Shot By Gunman

Congressman Williams was not shot, however a member of his staff was shot and is receiving medical attention. The press release said the gunman has been detained and that more information will be released as it is made available.

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The UT Community's hearts go out to Zachary Barth, a UT Austin alumnus and staffer for Congressman Roger Williams, who was injured in this morning's Congressional baseball shooting. He says Scalise dragged himself into the outfield to get farther away from the shooting. Officials said several other people were also wounded. U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, was among those shot.

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He adds, "Our thoughts and prayers are with him".

The suspect is in custody.

President Donald Trump says he and the vice president are "deeply saddened" by news of a shooting "tragedy" at a congressional baseball game.

The perpetrator, believed to be armed with a rifle, was allegedly arrested and sent to the hospital after being shot by U.S. Capitol law enforcement, reports Fox News.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was also among those who were shot. "Officers of the Capitol Police returned fire and ran towards the shooter, risking their lives while saving others", Rep. Joe Barton said in a statement.

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