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Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

The family of a MI who was injured Wednesday in a shooting at a GOP baseball practice has released an update on his condition.

According to his LinkedIn page he has been in that position for six years.

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was shot in the hip.

Mika is now Director of Government Relations for Tyson Foods.

Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and a former aide to Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, was shot in the chest and arm during the attack Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia.

Mika was shot multiple times and is in critical condition.

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Matt Mika was among several people wounded when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as a congressional baseball team practiced in Alexandria, Va. Police killed the gunman.

Mika's friend and former colleague David Palsrok, a former MI state representative, talked to Mika's brother in law on Wednesday.

Walberg said he has known Mika, now director of government relations for Arkansas-based Tyson Foods' Washington office, since he came to work for him during his first congressional run in 2006.

Mika was serving as a volunteer coach.

Mika's family issued a statement indicating that they were traveling to Washington, D.C.to be with him, and asked the media to respect their privacy. "We are also praying and wish a speedy recovery for my friend Congressman Steve Scalise, the heroic Capitol Police officers, and everyone affected by this terrible shooting". He's an Oakland County native and graduate of Adrian College.

President Trump said Wednesday in a press briefing that the alleged shooter, identified in multiple reports as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., has died.

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