Officer who graduated from NCCU honored for actions following VA park shooting
The D.C. Society Sons of the American Revolution presented U.S. Capitol Police Officer David Bailey, a NCCU graduate, with the Law Enforcment Commendation Medal for his actions during a shooting at a park that injured a congressman and other.Posted — Updated
The D.C. Society Sons of the American Revolution presented David Bailey with the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal for the June 14 shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise. Bailey, a member of the U.S. Capitol Police was also injured.
Bailey and another officer were awarded the commendation during a ceremony in D.C. on Tuesday.
James T. Hodgkinson, of Illinois, was identified as the attacker that injured Scalise and others. Hodgkinson was shot and killed during a confrontation with authorities that morning.
Bailey graduated from NCCU in 2007.
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