June 14, 2017: What to Know | Citydesk – Idaho News

June 14, 2017: What to Know | Citydesk – Idaho News

  • A suspected gunman is in custody after multiple people, including U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, were shot at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. Witnesses said the gunman, who reportedly had more than one weapon, opened fire at the baseball field where Republican members of congress were preparing for an annual charity softball game. A police spokeswoman told The Washington Post the suspected shooter had also been shot and was taken to a hospital. Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said five people had been taken to local hospitals. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Alabama), who was at the baseball field, tweeted more than 50 shots had been fired. Scalise, 51, is the third-highest ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • At least six people were killed and dozens more injured after a high-rise apartment building in London was engulfed in flames overnight. Officials warned the toll would likely rise. The Guardian reports horrified witnesses saw people jumping out of the building, including a man who threw two of his children from a window.
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