Rep. Steve Scalise was shot in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning, Rep.
Mo Brooks told CNN.
Brooks said he was on deck at a practice
for the congressional baseball team when the shooting occurred. Scalise,
the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip and it appeared two
Capitol Hill police agents were shot, he added.
Brooks said there were a number of congressmen and congressional staffers
lying on the ground, and at least one of them was wounded. The Alabama
Republican said he used his belt as a tourniquet to help one of the victims.
Alexandria police said earlier Wednesday they were responding to a
"multiple shooting" in the city. The tweet also said the suspect is