Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) released the following statement after the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, in which House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was injured.
“I’m deeply saddened by today’s tragic events at the Republican congressional baseball team practice. While we continue to learn about what took place this morning, one thing is certain: senseless acts of violence like this should never be tolerated.”
“I am grateful to the Capitol Police officers present, the police and first responders from Alexandria, Virginia who arrived on the scene quickly, the Members of Congress and all present who took courageous and immediate action. Those injured and those impacted by the shooting today are in mine and Christie’s thoughts and prayers. Today, the entire Capitol Hill community mourns the impact of this horrific tragedy.”