No sooner did news break that a gunman shot Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) were left-wing Twitter users celebrating the attack — in which two Capitol Police were also shot, as well as a congressional staffer, and possibly more.
Activist and media personality, Tariq Nasheed, appeared to indicate support for the shooting on Twitter..
Author Malcom Harris, "joked"(?) that the shooter may have simply been acting in self-defense..
Twitter user "Leon Trotsky" wrote that Scalise's shooting was "karma" for his "tea bag" beliefs..
Technology writer WaltIsFrozen said the attack will have a "silver lining" if the shooter was indeed targeting Republicans specifically..