Louisiana's own US Representative Steve Scalise, and four others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on June 14, 2017 at Simpson Field in Alexandria, Virginia. And this week Scalise got to thank the officer who saved his life that day, Crystal Griner. Griner was also injured by gunman James Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Ill. Hodgkinson was killed after engaging gunfire with police.

Scalise was practicing with the Republican Congressional baseball team for the annual game against the Democrats when the shooting occurred. In an emotional speech yesterday, Scalise thanks the officers who saved him, and brings out Officer Griner to show his appreciation to her, as well as to other members of the Capitol Police. Watch the video below.

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