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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2017

REP. TREY HOLLINGSWORTH'S STATEMENT ABOUT SHOOTING AT CONGRESSIONAL BASEBALL PRACTICE

Washington, D.C. — Representative Trey Hollingsworth released the following statement regarding this morning's shooting at the Republican Congressional Baseball Team's practice after receiving a security briefing from the House of Representatives Sergeant at Arms and meeting with colleagues in prayer:

"This morning's events are best categorized as cowardly acts of violence targeted at Members of Congress. My thoughts and prayers remain with Majority Whip Scalise and all those injured during today's horrific shooting. I also want to thank the United States Capitol Police for their quick reaction and their dedication to keeping all Members of Congress safe day in and day out."

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