Cummings Statement on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

June 14, 2017
Press Release

Baltimore, MD (June 14, 2017) — Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on reports that an armed gunman ambushed the Members of Congress and staff practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game: 

“I am praying for a speedy recovery for Congressman Scalise and all those injured during the heinous ambush this morning.  I am grateful for the swift response from our first responders—including the U.S. Capitol Police and the Alexandria City Police Department—whose bravery helped save many lives.”