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.
California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump
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Google confirms arrival of Chrome browser ad blocker in 2018
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Murray finds his magic in win over Del Potro
Murray broke right away to begin the second and although the 2016 runner-up gave it back at 5-4, he eventually took the set 7-5. Del Potro's will was broken after that as he lost all six games in the third set to hand Murray a 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 victory.
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.
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.
Verizon plans to cut about 2000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL
Verizon expects mobile video and advertising to be new sources of revenue outside the oversaturated wireless market. Roughly 15 percent of the jobs are expected to overlap enough to be considered unnecessary, or redundant.