June 14, 2017 Press Releases and Announcements

DPVA Statement on Shooting in Alexandria

by Katie Baker

RICHMOND, Va. - Democratic Party of Virginia Chairwoman Susan Swecker issued the following statement on today's shooting in which U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise and several others were wounded:

"Our hearts are with those hurt at this morning’s shooting in Alexandria. We express our deep gratitude for the law enforcement officers, first responders, and health care professionals whose quick actions saved lives. We stand with the victims of this senseless crime, and pray for their full and fast recovery."