‘United in shock and anguish’: Congress comes together after shooting

Paul Ryan praises Capitol police for quick response that likely saved lives as Capitol Hill expresses disbelief over incident involving Republican baseball team

Republican members of the congressional baseball team returned to Capitol Hill in muddied uniforms and caps on Wednesday, still in shock that a gunman with a rifle had turned a morning practice into what one senator described as a “killing field”.

On Wednesday morning, a lone gunman, identified by Capitol police as James T Hodgkinson, 66, opened fire on the Republican baseball team, spraying the field with bullets that left five people injured, including the majority whip, Steve Scalise. Donald Trump announced in a statement that the suspect has died.

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