Senator Chuck Schumer offers his prayers for those injured in the shooting Wednesday at the baseball practice near Washington. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Senator Chuck Schumer offered thoughts and prayers on Wednesday (June 14) on behalf of the U.S. Senate for the victims of the shooting at a baseball practice near Washington that wounded senior Republican leader Steve Scalise. Scalise, No. 3 in the House of Representatives Republican leadership, was shot in the hip at the baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, where he and other Republicans were practicing for a charity baseball game. Five people were transported medically from the scene, Alexandria's police chief, Michael Brown told reporters. Two of the wounded were Capitol Hill police who were at the scene and who engaged in a gunfight with the shooter, witnesses said. The gunman, who was armed with a rifle, was shot before being taken into custody, lawmakers who saw the shooting told reporters.