giffords twitter Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and several others shot at event UPDATEDCongresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head at a public event in Tuscon, Arizona on Jan. 8, CNN reports. 18 others, including members of her staff, were injured. Six people have died and 12 are wounded. A source says her injuries are “pretty serious.”

]]>tweeted, “My 1st Congress on Your Corner starts now. Please stop by to let me know what is on your mind or tweet me later.” The Democrat was first elected into the house in 2006 and was re-elected to her third term in November.