Georgia congressman safe after ball field shooting in D.C. suburb | Political Insider blog
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U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, at last year’s congressional baseball game. Used with permission from Loudermilk’s office.
Georgia Rep. Barry Loudermilk and his aides are OK after a shooting at a baseball field in northern Virginia left a lawmaker and several others injured.
Loudermilk was among the legislators at the Alexandria, Va. field Wednesday morning where the congressional baseball team was practicing for their Thursday night charity game when the gunman opened fire.
“I was on the field, but I’m okay,” Loudermilk said in a statement. “This was a senseless act of evil. Please …