Dem baseball team prays for GOP colleagues after shooting

Democrats preparing for the Congressional Baseball Game on Wednesday prayed for their Republican colleagues after at least five people were shot at the GOP team's practice. 

Rep. Mo BrooksMorris (Mo) Jackson BrooksGOP lawmaker blasts Omar and Tlaib: Netanyahu right to block 'enemies' of Israel Conservatives call on Pelosi to cancel August recess Overnight Defense: Woman accusing general of sexual assault willing to testify | Joint Chiefs pick warns against early Afghan withdrawal | Tensions rise after Iran tries to block British tanker MORE (R-Ala.) told CNN that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), two Capitol Police officers on protective detail and unidentified staffers were shot. 

Brooks said Scalise was shot in the hip and was "dragging his body" to get away from the shooter.

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“My heart is heavy right now,” Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.) said on Twitter. “We just said a prayer for our colleagues and are holding to leave Dem baseball practice.”