GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

Alexandria Va. A top House Republican Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania visited the two Capitol Police officers injured in the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice Wednesday and thanked them for their heroism.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A Capitol Police officer who risked his life responding to Wednesday's attack on a Republican baseball practice threw the first pitch at the Congressional Baseball Game Thursday.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has condemned the shooting of United States Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana, two Capitol Police officers, and a Congressional aide this morning at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Team in Alexandria, Virginia.

CBS News correspondent Chip Reid reports that as a member of the Republican leadership Rep.

According to the New York Daily News, Griner continued to fire even though she had already been hit and is believed to have fired the shot that killed Hodgkinson.

Special Agent Crystal Griner and Rep. Steve Scalise remain hospitalized. Griner and Dyar married in 2015.

Bailey graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham with a physical education degree in 2007, the university said in a statement.

"Had Steve been sick, or exhausted or lazy and didn't go to practice, then you would have saw a full-fledged massacre", Richmond said.

Griner, known for her tenacity and basketball skills was shot in the ankle while protecting the players and assisting in neutralizing the assailant. Bailey was treated and released after sustaining a minor wound.

"He always talked about becoming a police officer, and I remember when he first shared that he was working in Washington, D.C., and that he was a police officer he was so proud", Brooks said. "While I wasn't here when Crystal was a student, those who knew her describe her as highly engaged and personable, a high achiever both in the classroom and on the court", college President Andrea Chapdelaine said in a statement. Neither he nor relatives could immediately be reached by The Associated Press. "Today we saw how our officers' extensive training and quick response saved lives".

"Every time there's an incident where a police officer has been injured, we all feel that pain", he said. The entertainment show spoke to him at the game.

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