Tuesday, 26 September, 2017

Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

VIRGINIA-SHOOTING U.S. Capitol Police keep watch on Capitol Hill. Two officers were among those wounded in the shooting
Owen Mccarthy | 17 June, 2017, 11:26

"Everybody probably would have died except for the fact that the Capitol Hill police were there and the only reason they were there is because we had a member of leadership on our team", Paul told MSNBC.

Griner was shot in the ankle as she and Bailey took down Hodgkinson.

They included Crystal Griner, David Bailey and Henry Cabrera, according to Chief Matthew R. Verderosa, who praised them for their "heroic and appropriate response".

Bailey was treated and released the same day.

"I spoke with Special Agent Bailey and Special Agent Griner this morning", Ryan told his colleagues on the House floor.

To everyone's surprise, US Capitol Police Special Agent Daniel Bailey took the mound at this year's Congressional Baseball Game and threw the ceremonial first pitch.

"We are, as ever, awed by the tremendous bravery of the Capitol Police", House Speaker Paul Ryan said.

They say that she was always like in school, especially in basketball.

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Paul said Scalise's leadership role in the House was what warranted the security detail he credited with neutralizing the shooter. Despite being outgunned and wounded, they shot down gunman, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, who later died of his wounds.

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"I've been in regular contact with some of Matt's family members and look forward to visiting Matt".

But former majority leader Eric Cantor was the voice Scalise couldn't be regarding Griner and Bailey. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, sought safety. "Because it could happen here just as easily as it happened in Alexandria yesterday morning". You're not on Facebook, Crystal, but I'm honored to know you.

Trump added, "We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all, they love our country".

The family spokesperson said a bullet went through Barth's calf, and after he was shot, he allegedly saw the gunman aiming at him.

At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) choked up while crediting Griner and Bailey for preventing the deaths of the 25 representatives on the field and the 15 staff who joined them.

Two U.S. Capitol Police Officers prevented the possibility of a massacre in Alexandria, Virginia.

- Vice President Pence (@VP) June 14, 2017Capitol Police deserve gratitude for heroism; stops shooter of GOP Congressmen in VA; thank God for sacrifice of law enforcement.

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