Harper Statement on the Shooting at this Morning’s Congressional Baseball Practice

WASHINGTON – U.S. Committee on House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) issued the following statement:

“Our entire community’s thoughts and prayers are with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, the U.S. Capitol Police Officers, and staff members who were injured in today’s shooting. I am thankful for the swift actions taken by the U.S. Capitol Police officers who were present. As Chairman, I was briefed immediately following this terrible event and our Committee will continue to monitor the situation. The House Sergeant at Arms and Capitol Police continue to investigate and deploy necessary police presence to ensure the area surrounding the U.S. Capitol is safe and secure for Members, staff, and visitors.”

Rep. Gregg Harper Press Release