Republicans send prayers on Twitter after shooting in DC

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Many Republicans have worked with the FRC, an influential Christian group founded by Focus on the Family’s James Dobson. Among the group's many issues is opposition to abortion rights.

A security guard was reportedly shot in the arm during the incident. ABC 7, a local station, reported a suspect is in custody.

“The police are investigating this incident,” FRC President Tony Perkins said in a statement released shortly after the shooting. “Our first concern is with our colleague who was shot today. Our concern is for him and his family.”

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) also tweeted and Rep. Diane BlackDiane BlackHHS chief meets with House Republicans on abortion dispute House votes to condemn carbon tax JetBlue hires firm to lobby on private airport screening MORE (R-Tenn.) retweeted the Susan B. Anthony List.

Updated at 2:47 p.m.

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