He repeatedly praised the Capitol Police officers and first responders who quickly mobilized to the softball field where the Republican baseball team was practicing ahead of Thursday night's charity game against a Democratic team.
Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as "a hip wound".
Scalise, the House Majority Whip, was shot in the hip. An F.B.I. agent working on the case said it was too early to determine a motive for the shooting, the New York Timesreported. The Louisiana Representative, other members of Congress, and staff were present.
"I am alright. This morning was one of just a handful of practices I haven't made it to. Thank you to the Capitol Police officers who demonstrated incredible courage, and by their quick action saved lives", he said.
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
But the Predators have been outscored by five goals on the road, where Rinne's save percentage is.905 compared to.949 at home. After the third goal went by him to end the period, his night was over after allowing three goals on nine shots.
Monk in as Middlesbrough's new boss
Reading FC boss Jaap Stam has become the latest manager to distance himself from taking on the vacant Leeds United job, according to his agent.
Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis
The decision will come as a relief to the more than 11,000 people from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain living in Qatar. Morocco, a close ally of the Gulf countries, said on Sunday it would remain neutral and offered to facilitate dialogue.
Microsoft Announces Its Own E3 Week Price Cut for Xbox One S
That's a 130-per-cent increase over previous year , said Entertainment Software Association chief executive Mike Gallagher. Please note, this deal ends today , so you only have a limited to make the decision and buy the one you are interested in.
Dr. Seuss museum opens to the public
Springfield, Mass .is the hometown of Theodore Seuss Geisel, the author who's nickname eventually became the legendary Dr. Seuss Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m.
Google confirms arrival of Chrome browser ad blocker in 2018
This unfavorable user experience could lead users to adopt the ad blocking route to get some relief in their browsing experience. Google will design Chrome's ad blocker to filter out ads that don't meet those guidelines, the company announced on Thursday.