Senseless shooting

Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot today at a constituent event.

Story here.

I can’t put into words how senseless this is, and how horrible these heinous actions are. Several staffers were shot as well. Reports are the shooter is in custody.

The Congresswoman is reportedly in critical condition.

Representative Scott Rigell (VA-02) released the following statement today following the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords:

“I am deeply grieved and saddened to hear that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was brutally attacked. Teri and I pray for those who lost their lives, those who were wounded and their families.”