Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in chest, arm

While he requires assistance to breathe, Mika "has been alert, conscious and is communicating through notes", the family said in a statement.

A Tyson worker was hurt at Tuesday's congressional ball practice shooting in Virginia, the company confirmed.

Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip. "Matt has worked for Tyson Foods for more than six years and we're deeply concerned about him and his family".

Lobbyist Matt Mika, 38, was shot in his chest and arm, suffered massive trauma and is in the intensive care unit at George Washington University Hospital here.

Matt Mika, a director of government relations for the company's Washington, DC, office was wounded when a gunman opened fire at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, a spokesperson told ABC News in a statement. "When he got the opportunity to work for (former U.S. Rep.) Dave Camp and eventually for (U.S. Rep. Tim) Walberg, he kind of said farewell to Lansing", he explained, recalling Mika moved to the nation's capital around 2005.

In a statement, his family says Mika was shot multiple times Wednesday and is in surgery.

Tyson Foods employee Matt Mika was shot in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday morning at the scene of a Congressional baseball practice and was listed in critical condition.

Mika was serving as a volunteer coach. He played baseball as well as football at Adrian, from which he graduated in 2001. His Linkedin profile says he was tasked with "handling both state and federal issues, including issues related to the Farm Bill and the Committees on Agriculture".