My understanding is there were 50 shoots that rang out. Yes? The fact it took so many shots to hit the target and then only wounded him sounds like a burst of anger rather than pre-meditated.
Steve Scalise is mentioned on this blog several times over years past. Until Steve Bannon, Scalise was the highest ranking White Supremacist Republican in DC. He remains the highest ranking White Supremacist elected.
I think he was a target for that reason. Steve Scalise is a die in the wool White Supremacist who has traveled to Europe to attend conventions. There is no mistake, unless the gunman was seeing Scalise's wife intimately, it was attempted murder to end the life of the highest ranking ELECTED White Supremacist in the USA.
Have a better day. I disdain the man.
June 14, 2017
By Christopher Mele
Steve Scalise, (click here) the majority whip of the House of Representatives, was shot at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., when a gunman opened fire near a Y.M.C.A. on Wednesday morning, a congressional official said.
Representative Mo Brooks told CNN that “at least five” people were injured — including two law enforcement officers and a congressional aide — while members of a Republican congressional baseball team were practicing.
Rep. Roger Williams, a Republican of Texas, said in a statement that one of his aides was shot.
Officials described a scene of chaos and of players taking cover wherever they could on the field.
Rep. Mike Bishop from Michigan said the gunman was standing outside the fence line behind third base aiming for the field’s only exit....