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BREAKING: GOP Whip Steve Scalise Shot During Baseball Practice in Virginia

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the newly elected House GOP whip, joined at right by Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., meets with reporters at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Breaking and shocking news coming out of Alexandria, Virginia, today:

According to Senator Mike Lee, Scalise was shot in the hip. One of the other men present had to use a tourniquet to stop the bleeding:

According to Mo Brooks, at least 50 shots were fired:

ABC7 adds that the shooter has been taken into custody and that officials say there are “various degrees of injury.”

PJ Media will keep an eye on this, of course. We’ll be back with more later.

UPDATE:

UPDATE II:

UPDATE III:
It seems that the shooter may not have been shot dead after all:

UPDATE IV:

One of the staffers may have been shot in his chest:

Follow Wednesday’s HOT MIC for updates as they become available.