Shot at the American Congressman Steve Scalise suspect named James Hodgkinson died. This was stated by the President of the United States Donald trump in a special appeal, reports Associated Press.
The President also thanked law enforcement officials for his actions to neutralize the criminal.
Earlier on June 14 in Alexandria (Virginia), the attacker opened fire on the baseball diamond for the group of members of Congress from the ruling Republican party, which carried out there training.
The assailant fired at him about 100 bullets. Injured five people, including a policeman. In retaliatory fire by law enforcement officers, the criminal was wounded. He was taken to hospital where he died.
Scales — coordinator of the Republican party in the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress — was wounded in the hip, his life is out of danger.