A Capitol Police officer stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Two people embrace near the blocked-off crime scene in Alexandria, Va., where a congressman and several others were wounded in a shooting during a congressional baseball practice Wednesday. The suspected gunman has died, officials say. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'We Dove For The Dugout': Witness Accounts

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The Uninjured Victims Of The Virginia Tech Shootings

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Luis Gonzalez, John Broughton's grandfather, says that as John got older, he saw his grandson consumed by the violence that surrounded him. Lena Jackson/WLRN/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Tracing Gun Violence Through 3 Generations Of A Family

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Jerusha Hodge is among the handful of CeaseFire outreach workers who work to curtail violence in three South Side Chicago neighborhoods. Hodge says shootings are down in the areas where CeaseFire has a presence. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Treat Gun Violence Like A Public Health Crisis, One Program Says

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Adam Purinton was arrested Thursday and accused of carrying out a shooting in Olathe, Kan. He's seen here in a photo released by the Henry County (Mo.) Sheriff's Office. Henry County Sheriff's Office/AP hide caption

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Kansas Man Arrested In Shooting That Reportedly Targeted Foreigners

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says lawmakers should "have some courage" and face their constituents at town halls, despite protests. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Jay Zimmerman (left) and his father, Buddy, in July 2016. Buddy, who was also a veteran, passed away last September. Courtesy of Jay Zimmerman hide caption

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Veteran Teaches Therapists How To Talk About Gun Safety When Suicide's A Risk

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Chicago police officials ride bikes by a broadcast of President Trump's inaugural address on Jan. 20. The president has threatened to "send in the Feds" to intervene in the city's law enforcement. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Friends and family members attend a memorial service for 17-year-old twin brothers Edward and Edwin Bryant who were shot and killed in October. Chicago has logged more than 700 homicides this year, more than any other major U.S. City Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun Deaths In Chicago Reach Startling Number As Year Closes

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