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    In the meantime, I'm towards the right field side of the dugout and there's gunfire within about five or six, seven feet of my head and I look up and there's a guy with a gun blasting away. "T$3 he shooter starts circling around third base". Brooks then recounted the courageous action of the Capitol Hill Police, who were there as a security detail and returned fire on the gunman.
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    Scalise was standing in the infield and fell where he stood. The FBI identified the gunman as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois . Sen. "We were doing batting practice", said Flake. Richmond played baseball in college and kicked off his congressional career with a one-hitter in 2011 and has been the game's dominant player pretty much since then.
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