Larsen Statement on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

Jun 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after five individuals, including Congressman Steve Scalise (LA-01) and two Capitol Police officers, were shot during a Congressional baseball game practice:

“From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank our courageous Capitol Police officers, whose actions today helped stop the shooter from hurting more people. Rep. Scalise, the Capitol Police, staff, volunteers and the families of everyone affected by this morning’s senseless attack are in my prayers.”