A Tyson spokesperson said that a lobbyist for the food giant was one of the four victims on the GOP baseball team wounded at the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia this morning.
“We have confirmed that Matt Mika, director-government relations for our Washington, D.C. office, is among those who was shot this morning in Alexandria,” Gary Mickelson, a Tyson spokesman, said in a statement.
Mika, along with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Zack Barth, a legislative correspondent in the office of Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) were among those wounded when a shooter unloaded on the field at the practice of a Congressional baseball team. Witnesses said they heard as many as 14 shots fired.
Also identified are two members of the Capitol Police who were injured, Krystal Griner and David Bailey.
Mika status is still unconfirmed.
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