Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

The suspected shooter was shot and has since died.

— -- Video footage captured the moment that gunfire rang out at an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field this morning, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, and several others.

Over a dozens of gunshots can be heard in the video along with the sound of people yelling.

The gunfire at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park broke out around 7 a.m. this morning when the suspect, identified by police as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire as Republicans lawmakers were practicing for the annual charity congressional baseball game, set for Thursday.

Scalise, a lobbyist, a congressional staffer and a Capitol Police officer were shot.

Officers returned fire at Hodgkinson and the suspect died from his injuries.

An additional two individuals -- a congressman and a Capitol Police officer -- attained secondary injuries.

Hospital officials said this afternoon that Scalise was in critical condition. His office said he was shot in the hip and underwent surgery.

"Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone," his office said in a statement. "He is grateful for the brave actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues. We ask that you keep the Whip and others harmed in this incident in your thoughts and prayers."

Matt Mika, who works as a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was also injured and is in critical condition, his family said in a statement.

Zachary Barth, a legislative correspondent working for Texas Rep. Roger Williams, was among those shot as well, according to a statement from Williams. Barth has since been released from the hospital, a family spokesperson said. He is expected to make a full recovery, Williams said.

Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle and is in good condition, U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew R. Verderosa said.