Matt Mika: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


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Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and a former Congressional aide, is one of the victims of the Alexandria, Virginia baseball field shooting on Wednesday morning. Mika is currently being treated for his injuries at George Washington University hospital.

Mika attended a Congressional Republican baseball practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game. The suspect, identified as James T. Hodgkinson, fired at the Congress members on the field, striking House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in the hip. Two U.S. Capitol police and Congressional aide Zack Barth, where also injured.

Here’s what you need to know about Mika. This is a breaking story and will continue to be updated.

1. Mika Was 1 of 5 Victims of the Shooting

2. He Is Currently the Director of Government Relations at Tyson

3. He Previously Worked for Retired Michigan Congressman Dave Camp

4. He Earned His Masters at Western Michigan University

5. He Also Worked on Local Political Campaigns in Michigan