Gunman, believed to be Illinois man, wounds several at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Alexandria, Va. Police and other first responders block East Monroe Ave. in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a shooting involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La, at a congressional baseball practice. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UPDATE: Multiple law enforcement sources have identified the suspected shooter in today’s incident as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, IL. Law enforcement is looking at anti-Trump postings on his social media to see if there’s any connection. In a statement, President Trump said the shooter has died. The FBI is asking for the public’s assistance with any information regarding Hodgkinson.
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A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on Wednesday, wounding several people, including Representative Majority Whip Steve Scalise, police and witnesses said.