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Oklahoma Lawmakers Weigh In On Alexandria Baseball Field Shooting

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None of Oklahoma's congressional delegation were at the site of Wednesday's shooting in Virginia that injured Louisiana congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

The shooting occurred at a baseball field, where GOP lawmakers and others were gathered.

News On 6 has confirm all five Oklahoma House members, Jim Bridenstine, Markwayne Mullin, Tom Cole, Frank Lucas and Steve Russell were not at the congressional softball practice in Alexandria, just outside of Washington, D.C.

Neither were Senators James Lankford and Jim Inhofe.  

Both men offered prayers for Scalise and the others wounded in the shooting.


Representative Frank Lucas issued the following statement:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with my friend Congressman Steve Scalise, congressional staff, and officers injured in attendance at the practice this morning for a charity baseball game. I’m thankful for the incredible and selfless service of U.S. Capitol Police who were on the scene this morning.”

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