US President Donald Trump made a statement about the shooting.
US President Donald Trump made a statement about the shooting at a Virginia baseball field and confirmed that the gunman was killed by security forces. “The gunman died because of his injuries,” the agent said. During his message, he said he is praying for the wounded and made a special mention to Steve Scalise, noting that “not only the city, but the entire nation” is rooting for the Republican deputy’s recovery. In addition, he sent a message to Scalise’s wife, Jenifer, stating that she is willing to help her whatever she needs…
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Trump also praised the “fantastic” work of the police, which prevented an even greater tragedy and thanked the speed with which he controlled the incident. Finally, he said that “although we have differences,” the US has always grown because everyone loved the country. “We are stronger when we are united and work together for the common good,” he added. The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, 66.
According to the US media, he was a “supporter” of Democrat Bernie Sanders and made “anti-Trump” speeches. With information from ANSA.