June 14, 2017 DFL News, Press Release

DFL Chair: Thoughts and Prayers with All Affected By Horrific Shooting Today

The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party Chair Ken Martin released the following statement today in response to a shooting at a GOP Congressional baseball practice this morning that wounded Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) and four others.

“My thoughts and prayers are with Representative Steve Scalise, his staff, and all affected by the horrific shooting this morning. I am grateful for the bravery of the Capitol Police officers who put themselves in danger to save the lives of others. My heart is in Washington today as those in the Capitol put aside politics and come together to support the victims of this atrocious attack.”