GOP Baseball Shooting: Interviews
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP

Congressman shot at GOP event: What we know now

At least five people were injured when a gunman opened fire Wednesday on a group of Republican lawmakers gathered to practice for an upcoming charity baseball game.

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President Donald Trump said the shooter, identified by officials as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, died after police returned fire while responding to the attack around 7 a.m. at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Here’s what we know:

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