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Florida congressman John Rutherford taken from Capitol on stretcher

Represents Florida's 4th Congressional District
Posted at 11:07 PM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 23:47:19-05

A freshman congressman from Florida, John Rutherford, was wheeled out of the Capitol on a stretcher on Wednesday.
No other information was available about Rutherford's condition.

His office did not immediately return requests inquiring about his condition.

The 64-year-old Republican worked in law enforcement for 41 years and served as sheriff in Jacksonville, Florida, before being elected to Congress last November. He represents Florida's 4th Congressional District.

Courtesy of our news partner at NBC Miami