Tensions between Democrats and Republicans reached a boiling point late Wednesday night, with one GOP lawmaker getting into a shouting match over a sit-in aimed at forcing votes on gun control measures. 

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Rep. Louie GohmertLouis (Louie) Buller GohmertLive coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay Tempers flare at tense Judiciary hearing on impeachment Judiciary hearing gets heated as Democratic counsel interrogates GOP staffer MORE (R-Texas) shouted at Rep. Brad Sherman (Calif.) and other Democrats, yelling, "Radical Islam killed these people," pointing to posters with photos of gun violence victims. 

He was drowned out by Democrats chanting "No bill, no break." 

According to reports from the scene, Gohmert got into a particularly heated exchange with Rep. Corrine BrownCorrine BrownFormer Florida rep sentenced to five years in prison for fraud, tax evasion Genuine veteran charities face a challenge beating the fakes Former Florida rep found guilty of tax evasion, fraud MORE (D-Fla.), whose district includes the site of the June 12 massacre in Orlando. Other lawmakers had to separate the two. 

The spat followed a tense vote on a measure unrelated to gun control, which Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanJeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay House Ethics Committee informs Duncan Hunter he can no longer vote after guilty plea MORE (R-Wis.) used to try to take back control of the floor, causing an eruption of chants from Democrats who had been holding the floor for more than 12 hours.