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

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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.
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.