Congressman Roger William’s office has confirmed that one of his staff members was among those wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia.
A statement from his office said that around 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time an armed gunman arrived at baseball practice and opened fire.
Congressman Williams was not shot, however a member of his staff was shot and is receiving medical attention.
Legislative Correspondent Zack Barth is doing well and is expected to make a full recovery.
The gunman was detained.
The Republican baseball team holds practice every morning at 6:30 a.m. Eastern Time at Eugene SImpson Stadium Park in Alexandria.
Representative Williams has been the coach of the team since he joined Congress in 2013.