Video shows the chaos when James Hodgkinson opened fire on the GOP congressional baseball practice

Video has emerged of the chaos that broke out the moment 66-year-old James Hodgkinson opened fire on a GOP practice session for a charity baseball game between congressional Democrats and Republicans.

The video, taken from afar, shows no graphic violence, but the sound of at least two dozen gunshots can be heard. It was originally posted by the New York Post.

People in the video can be heard screaming at the shooter to put the gun down. The person filming the video hides behind a trash can as shots ring out.

“Do we know where he’s at?” the person taking the video asks at one point. 

GOP congressmembers at the practice recounted what law enforcement described as a “deliberate attack” on elected officials. GOP Majority Whip Steve Scalise, two Capitol police, and a congressional aide were shot by Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson has since succumbed to his wounds.

All the victims have survived, though Scalise remains in critical condition after sustaining a bullet wound to the hip.

Watch the video:


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