NCCU alumnus among 5 injured in Alexandria shooting

The other people who were injured were: Matt Mika, director of government relations for Tysons Foods, who is in critical condition after being shot twice in the chest; Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle; and Zack Barth, an aide to Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, who was shot in the calf. A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House. He was squeezing off five or six rounds at a time and, according to the report of the incident, fired about 50 shots in all. All we would have had would have been baseball bats versus a rifle.

If not for the intervention of Capitol Police officers, he added, the shooter might've killed dozens.

The speaker sent the Sergeant at Arms to the field to gather the members, but rain had already canceled the game, sending the congressman back to Capitol Hill. "Had they not been there it would've been a massacre", Sen. The charity game features Democratic House members facing off against Republican House members.

Covering politics in Washington is an at-times unnerving experience, but eventually, even the most visible and extraordinary security measures fade into the background, and you only think about it occasionally, when you see a Secret Service sniper on the roof of the White House, or realize you're walking among the ghosts of the Navy Yard shooting. "We just said a prayer for our colleagues".

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"Congressman Scalise is a friend, and a very good friend", Trump said. "And that's when I ran out to Steve and applied pressure on the wound", Flake said. Our courageous Capitol Police perform a challenging job with incredible skill, and their sacrifice makes democracy possible.

A police officer was hit by the gunman after he got out of a parked auto and drew a handgun, according to Filous.

"We will play for charity, but also for the victims and the heroic officers who took down the shooter", he said via Twitter.

After firing on co-workers, he turned a gun on himself when confronted by police, according to NBC Bay Area and ABC 7.

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The NRA's slogan, that "the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun", deserves rethinking.

Capitol Hill Police notified congressional offices that the security presence on the Hill would be increased "out of an abundance of caution". "This is one more example of why all Americans should be thankful for the men and women who serve our nation and communities as first responders".

Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the news unfolded. "I pray for Donald Trump, that his presidency will be successful and that his family will be safe".

"This was profoundly important because of where we were located today in the wake of this bad tragedy", Vogel said. "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues", the statement read. Gabby Giffords of Arizona was hit in the head and grievously injured while meeting with constituents at a supermarket parking lot in 2011.

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He also stated that "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all of the victims of this bad shooting", in regards to Rep. Scalise and the others impacted the the incident.

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