BATON ROUGE, La. – Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statement in response to reports of a shooting Wednesday morning at Congressional baseball practice in the Del Rey neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.
Although details are still developing, early reporting indicates that multiple people were shot, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Congressional staff and police officers.
STATEMENT FROM HENRIETTA TREYZ, VOLUNTEER CHAPTER LEADER WITH THE LOUISIANA CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“I extend my deepest thoughts and prayers to Congressman Scalise, the Congressional police officers, staffers and the community shaken by this morning’s shootings. The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America stands committed to reducing gun deaths and injuries across this country. We wish all those affected a speedy and full recovery.”