Shooter identified after top US politician Steve Scalise, aides shot in Virginia

June 15, 2017 8:13 am

A gunman opened fire on Republican members of congress during a baseball practice near Washington DC early on Wednesday, wounding several people including senior Republican leader SteveScalise, before being taken into custody, police and witnesses said.

Police have identified the suspect who later died of his injuries.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Alexandria, Virginia.

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