Staffs of area congressmen accounted for following D.C. shooting
Updated On: Oct 03 2013 04:03:20 PM EDT
The staffs of local congressmen Bob Goodlatte, Robert Hurt, and Morgan Griffith are all accounted for following reports of a shooting near the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Thursday afternoon.
Congressman Goodlatte was in a meeting at the time of the reported shooting, according to a staff member.
In a statement a spokesperson for Griffith said the staff is "grateful to Capitol Police and other law enforcement for their professionalism."