Tyson Worker Hurt in Congressional Ball Practice Shooting

16 June, 2017, 06:08 | Author: Ora Austin
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Members of Arkansas's Congressional delegation are safe after a gunman targeted a charity baseball game practice at around 7am ET Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, about 8 miles from the nation's capitol. I've worked with Matt several issues over the years and he's a good guy.

Mika has worked for Tyson for more than six years.

"Matt Mika, one of the guys who helps us, is here at the hospital", Brady told the Post.

Mika previously was a senior legislative assistant for for U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich.

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The company says Matt Mika is a director of government relations in its Washington, D.C. office. Scalise was shot in the hip; his office says the lawmaker was in stable condition and undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods (TSN), was among the victims who were shot in an attack on a Republican congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning. Mika is a volunteer team coach.

"We appreciate the outpouring of support for Matt and please ask that you keep him, his family and everyone affected by this senseless act of violence in your thoughts and prayers". He played baseball as well as football at Adrian, from which he graduated in 2001. Mika served as an aide to Walberg and became, the congressman said, "a well-loved nephew". "He is a very thoughtful, fun-loving person who is competitive and loyal; all things which contributed to his continued commitment to the Congressional Baseball Game".

The Republican congressional baseball team was practicing on a suburban Virginia field Wednesday when James T. Hodgkinson of IL opened fire.

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