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The gunman 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL was shot and died from his injuries.
In a national address, Trump appealed for unity following the morning assault in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, which came amid bitterly partisan political tension in the USA capital in the aftermath of a vitriol-filled 2016 election.
Mr. Scalise was shot in the hip, his office said, adding that the Republican's condition was stable.
"The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding", a statement said.
Also wounded were one current congressional aide and one former aide who now works as a lobbyist, officials said.
He "was treated and released having sustained a minor injury during the incident", Capitol Police said in a statement. Scalise was listed as in crticial condition in the hospital. "Pray for Steve!" Trump wrote in a tweet yesterday.
Players on both the Republican and Democrat teams will reportedly wear LSU gear during the game in honor of Scalise, who is an avid fan of Tiger baseball. He had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.
"I am sickened by this despicable act", said Sanders from the Senate floor.
Despite today's events, we've learned tomorrow's congressional charity game will go on as planned.
He is an avid baseball fan and has played on the congressional baseball team since he entered Congress in 2008.
Several other Republican lawmakers were also present at the time at the facility, about 13 km from the Capitol. "We've had a very, very divided country for many years, and I have a feeling that Steve has made a great sacrifice, but there could be some unity being brought to our country, let's hope so".
Republican Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the early morning fusillade of gunfire, and several other people, including members of Scalise's security detail, were wounded.
Votes were canceled in the House on Wednesday, but on Thursday they were taking place.
Capitol Police Chief Matthew R. Verderosa praised his officers last night. The shooter later died from his injuries.
Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., told reporters that, just before the shooting, he spoke briefly with a man he believes was Hodgkinson, and that the man "asked me if the team practicing was a Democrat or Republican team".
"I'm shaken up", Duncan said.
Barton had arrived at the US Capitol still wearing his red baseball uniform.
He said he saw the gunman holding a semi-automatic rifle in the area behind third base, and that Scalise had been near second base.
Protests for Russia Day, a national holiday, are said to be the largest demonstrations against Putin's government since 2012. The rally was this year's second show of seemingly growing popular discontent over corruption in the Russian government.
Being christened as the " HomePod ", this new product is claimed to reinvent music in home , according to the Cupertino giant. Interestingly, we can also connect two HomePods, which will work automatically together, to produce good music.
This breaking news story is being updated as more information emerges - please refresh the page for the most recent version. Throughout the election campaign Tim Farron was dogged by questions over his attitude to homosexuality and abortion.
It quotes the prime minister as saying he hopes the dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbors will be resolved soon. The Eritrean Information Ministry statement of support came despite previously close ties with Qatar.
Butt, who was born in Pakistan and moved to Britain as a child, had worked as an office manager at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Off-duty police officers and a business editor were also among the 48 people who were injured in the attack.
While it was a disappointing announcement, many have expressed their excitement to still have this feature in multiplayer. Aside from Crews and a release date, not a whole lot was unveiled about Reagent Games's Crackdown 3 at this year's E3.
He entered the National Football League as a seventh-round draft choice of the Patriots in 2009, the 232nd overall selection. In his eight-year National Football League career to date, Edelman has 425 receptions for 4,540 yards and 24 touchdowns.
Three people were convicted of conspiracy for that plot, which police thwarted before it could be executed . Two of the wounded police officers were taken to a hospital, and the other was treated at the scene.
On the streets of the capital on Thursday, Iranians said they remained suspicious that Saudi Arabia had a hand in the attack. Another group of attackers, including a second suicide bomber, struck former leader Ayatollah Khomeini's shrine.
House 'covfefe' bill would save presidential tweets
Quigley cites Trump's "frequent, unfiltered use of his personal Twitter account" as the reason behind the bill . His messages on the social media site are sometimes riddled with spelling and grammar mistakes.
Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial
He said he could not read the prescription bottle, Gianna Constand testified , so he agreed to write it down and send it to her. To hear her talk about something I never heard her talk about, to see her cry, was really hard for me.
Judge, Yankees blast Orioles, 16-3
Andrew Miller pitched two scoreless innings, striking out four, and closer Cody Allen, in a non-save situation, pitched the ninth. But after hitting his second home run of the afternoon the next inning, he got the cold shoulders from his teammates.
Florida Senate passes medical marijuana implementing bill
Paul Renner, a Palm Coast Republican who sponsored the bill, said the measure gives the governor "flexibility" in using the money. Medical marijuana legislation has emerged as possibly the only issue garnering compromise during this tumultuous special session.
Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row
Media reports that Russian hackers influenced the worldwide shunning of Qatar are based on "zero" evidence, the Kremlin claimed. His defence secretary, James Mattis, also spoke to his Qatari counterpart to express commitment to the Gulf region's security.
Uber Founder Suspected Delhi Rape Was Conspiracy By Rival Ola
But the case also brought increased scrutiny on Uber, and the company was even banned from operating in Delhi until June 2015. When the news website contacted the company about Alexander's actions, it was told that he was no longer employed there.
ABC is off and running with NBA Finals
Thankfully, there are plenty of prop bets to keep us entertained and invested, even if the games or series begin to get one-sided. Ideally after two games the Cavs defense has adjusted to no longer give up free points to Durant.