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Softballs are strewn on a field at the scene of a multiple shooting involving a member of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Va.  (Cliff Owen/AP)
Softballs are strewn on a field at the scene of a multiple shooting involving a member of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Va. (Cliff Owen/AP)
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalese of Louisiana and four others were wounded today when a gunman opened fire during a baseball practice. This was the last practice before Thursday night’s scheduled charity game between Republicans and Democrats at Nationals Park.

The gunman, identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson from Illinois, was killed after a shootout with police.

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Matt Viser, deputy Washington bureau chief for the Boston Globe. He tweets @mviser.

Bill Delahunt, former Massachusetts Congressman from 1997-2011 and chairman of the Delahunt Group.

Bill Keating, representative for the 9th District of Massachusetts and senior member on both the House Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security committees. He tweets @usrepkeating.

This article was originally published on June 14, 2017.

This segment aired on June 14, 2017.

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