Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip from Louisiana, was shot at 7:30am this morning in Alexandria, Virginia. According to reports, Scalise and several others were at a baseball practice when a gunman opened fire with a rifle.

Early reports suggest that Scalise was shot in the hip and one of his aides was hit in the chest.

Police in the area have tweeted out that they 'believed' the gunman was in custody. However, Senator Mike Lee told Fox News that the gunman was dead.

This is a developing story. We will post more details as we get them.