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LaHood statement on congressional baseball practice shooting

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Congressman Darin LaHood, a member of the congressional baseball team, sent a statement regarding the shooting at this morning's congressional baseball practice:

“I am relieved to hear that my friend and colleague Steve Scalise is in stable condition, and am continuing to monitor any news on the three other staff and security members who were shot in this morning’s attack. While I was not at the practice this morning, I want to thank and commend the first responders and the Capitol Police officers on site who helped bring an end to this horrible act. Without them, I worry that the situation would have been far worse. As members of both parties come together this morning in solidarity against this senseless act, my thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the families of all those affected.”

LaHood was not present at the practice. 

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