U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, avoided serious injury amid a shooting that occurred at approximately 6 a.m. CST in Alexandria, Virginia, during a congressional baseball practice.
But Zack Barth, a member of Williams’ staff was shot, according to a release issued by the congressional rep’s office. The staffer received medical attention and is reportedly not in serious condition. Williams has served as the Republican baseball team’s coach since joining Congress in 2013. Here is a map of his Central Texas congressional district:
A suspect has been detained in the incident. The Associated Press reports House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, was “badly injured” in the shooting but is expected to “fully recover,” according to Tweets from President Donald Trump. Scalise and an unspecified number of aides and police officers were shot this morning, according to the AP.
Editor’s note: Story updated to include the name of the victim.