To investigate the shooting incident at Virginia will be the FBI

© REUTERS / Aaron P. BernsteinПолицейский on the site of the attack on congressmen in Alexandria, Virginia. 14 Jun 2017To investigate the shooting incident at Virginia will be the FBI© REUTERS / Aaron P. Bernstein

To investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident in the us state of Virginia, where a gunman opened fire on a group of congressmen will of the FBI, told reporters the head of police of the city of Alexandria Michael brown.

«Since this incident involves an attack on officers at the Federal level, the investigation will go to the FBI. We will assist them and other agencies,» said brown.

On Wednesday morning, unknown persons opened fire on a group of congressmen who have completed baseball practice in the suburbs of Washington.

According to brown, «five people from the scene were taken away by ambulances». He declined to specify whether that includes the shooter.

Among the victims was Congressman Steve Scalise, its condition is estimated as stable. Two of the injured are in critical condition.

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