Cong Williams staffer wounded in shooting

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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.

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