Gawker.com reports: A gunman shot (now in critical condition) U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords during an event outside a Safeway in Tuscon Arizona this morning. At least 12 others were wounded. Following is an eyewitness report from a man who helped hold the suspect down. "The gunman was young, mid-to-late 20s, white, clean-shaven with short hair and wearing dark clothing and said nothing during the shooting or while being held down, although he struggled at first." The police have him in custody.
Our condolences go out to her family.
May the gunman be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law!