Thursday, 15 November 2018
Latest news
Main » Rooney leaves baseball practice minutes before shooting

Rooney leaves baseball practice minutes before shooting

15 June 2017

Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said that Scalise had what appeared to be "a hip wound".

"On behalf of the government and people of Israel, I send our heartfelt wishes for a full and speedy recovery to Congressman Steve Scalise and the other victims of today's tragic shooting attack in Virginia", Netanyahu said in a late-night statement. Online, Hodgkinson had posted several anti-Trump political comments.

A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game.

Trump canceled a scheduled event at the Labor Department soon after the shooting took place, and the White House has said both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received updates on the shooting. The number includes party leadership, which is the House Speaker, House and Senate Majority and minority leaders, and House and Senate Whips.

Niger authorities rescue 92 ditched migrants
Last June, the bodies of 34 migrants - including 20 children - were recovered near the Niger-Algeria border. More than 40 people died of thirst in the Sahara Desert about a fortnight ago after their truck broke down.

Pence also touched base with the Capitol Police chief and a number of lawmakers, including Rep. Roger Williams of Texas. He was taken to a Washington hospital and is listed in critical condition after surgery Wednesday afternoon.

The gunman, identified by a senior USA official as James Hodgkinson from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, died of his injuries.

As far as that game they were practicing for, it's set to go on as planned on Thursday.

"Just left hospital", he tweeted.

Turkey convicts UN judge of 'armed terror group' membership
He was released pending the ruling from the supreme appeals court - the Yargitay - a date for which has not been set. The court placed an global travel ban on Akay, meaning he will not be able to resume his work at MICT.

A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington.

Sanders said Hodgkinson volunteered on his presidential campaign and denounced the shooter's actions. Also shot and injured was Matt Mika, who is employed by Tyson Foods.

"President Trump said the gunman - identified by multiple law enforcement officials as James T. Hodgkinson III, 66, from IL - died after a shootout with police officers, two of whom were wounded in the gun battle".

Witnesses believe Republicans were Hodgkinson's target because he asked people at the baseball field, "Are these Republicans or Democrats?"

Staff member of Rep. Roger Williams shot at Republican baseball practice
He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations. There is no question that their bravery saved the lives of my colleagues, their staff, and others who were at the ballpark.

A U.S. Capitol Police officer, who was also hurt in the gun attack, was receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House, reports the CNN.