Gunman opens fire on congress

lockinlove

Staring into the sun
PABaccred
A gunmen opened fire on american republicans hitting rep Steve Scalise who is the majority house leader. Two police officers who engaged in the shootout were also shot. One of the republicans security details exchanged fire while being shot in the leg and reports of over 50 shots were fired in the exchange and another man was hit in the chest.

Senator Rand Paul who was also present stated it would have been a complete massacre of the republican party if it was not for the attending capitol police/security detail. So far reports are saying 5 people shot.

Once they were able, Flake said he and Rep. Brad Wenstrup, who is a physician, went out to where Scalise was lying after dragging himself away from the shooting to apply pressure to the wound. Scalise was coherent the whole time, Flake said.

"The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely," President Donald Trump said in a statement. "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected."
 

Jono777

Meister Member
CAG
mm1
mm4
What is the world coming to ???!!!

Nothing but bad news wherever we turn!
 

goatwack

Hold me closer tiny dancer
CAG
Just getting round the shootings/ stabbings in Germany yesterday, fire in London today and whatever else the last few weeks, and now this :confused:

Ridiculous, the state of the world. It's 'anything goes'.....can things get much worse than they already are, or has it always been this bad? :mad::mad::(
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Top