Republican Congressman from Louisiana Steve Scales was wounded in the shooting, which occurred at the batting cages in Virginia, Fox News reports.

Scales is the Secretary of the faction of the majority in the house of representatives. Media reported that the threats to his life there.

It is reported that several shots had wounded one of the assistants to Congressman.

According to some reports, the gunman was arrested.

Eyewitnesses reported that the shooting occurred during a training session to members of Congress. According to witnesses, were produced from 50 to 100 shots .