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Shooting in the US: US House Representative Wounded

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US House Representative Steve Scalise was shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, CNN reports.

The shooting took place at a practice for the GOP congressional baseball team.

Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership is the majority whip (Party whip is the  an official of a political party who ensures party discipline in a legislature). 

Two Capitol Hill police agents were shot. According to both congressional and law enforcement sources, the shooting appears to be a "deliberate attack."

On the ocassion the US President Donald Trump noted on his Twitter post: "Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with him."

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