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Rep. Walker said shooter wanted to ‘kill many Republican members’

Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.) said the shooter “obviously planned to kill many Republican members.”

Police haven’t identified the shooter or said what his motives were.

Walker played baseball in high school and college and is the pitcher on the Republicans’ baseball team, according to the Raleigh News & Observer. He tweeted that he is “Shaken but OK…”

Shooting at GOP congressional baseball practice in Virginia: The latest
(Peter Jamsion/The Washington Post)

Shots were fired in Alexandria, Va., this morning at a Republican congressional baseball practice. The latest as we learn it.