House majority whip Steve Scalise among four wounded in Virginia shooting
- Suspect, a 66-year-old from Illinois, dies of injuries after police returned fire
- Trump leads call for unity while Sanders calls shooting ‘despicable’
- Steve Scalise is in ‘critical condition’, hospital says
America was stunned on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on Republican politicians practising for a charity baseball game near Washington, wounding four people.
The first victim was Steve Scalise, third in line in the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, who was shot in the hip and crawled across the field, leaving a trail of blood, witnesses said.