Springdale-based Tyson Foods has confirmed that one of the victims of a shooting incident in Alexandria, Virginia this morning is Matt Mika, its Director of Government Relations. The attack also injured Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise (R-Jefferson), a Congressional aide and two Capitol police officers.
Mika is hospitalized in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital, according to his friend, former Michigan Congressman David Palsrok. Mika's parents also released a statement confirming that he is in critical condition as he undergoes surgery for multiple gunshot wounds.
They are on their way from East Lansing, Michigan to Washington DC to be with their son.