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News ID: 10420
Publish Date: 17:01 - 14 June 2017
TEHRAN, June 14, YJC -At least one member of the US Congress has been shot in a mass shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, that involved a group of Republican lawmakers, police say.
1 congressman shot as gunman opens fire on lawmakers in Virginia
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - House of Representatives majority whip Steve Scalise and his aide were shot by a gunman during a baseball game with several other Republican politicians in Alexandria.

Scalise was hit in the hip or leg with a semi-automatic rifle while his aide was hit in the chest, according to early reports.

Images and footage from the scene show bullet holes in windows of buildings around the scene of the shooting.

Alexandria police said in a tweet that the suspect was "believed” to be in custody. It also advised people to stay clear from the area.

One witness claimed on Twitter that at least three of the congressmen had taken shelter at his home after the shooting.

Source:Press TV
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