Steve Scalise’s condition has been upgraded to “serious” after he underwent surgery Saturday for injuries sustained in a shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice earlier this week, the hospital treating him said in a release.
The shooting by a gunman at a GOP baseball practice injured several.
But in Belleville, a quaint little city where flags fly on Main Street and the movie theater marquee is set off in lights, Hodgkinson, 66, who was killed when Capitol Police officers returned his fire, was known to some friends and neighbors as a volatile figure. The congressman underwent another surgery on Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. On Friday, a senior doctor at the hospital said Scalise, 51, had been at the brink of death because of extensive blood loss when he arrived at the hospital by helicopter.
According to the New Orleans Advocate, sources close to the family said medical staff removed a tube inserted into Scalise’s abdomen to prevent fluid from going into his lungs. Griner remains hospitalised at Washington’s MedStar Hospital after getting shot in the ankle, and Sava described her in good condition. He was shot only once, but the high-powered-rifle round traveled from his left hip across his pelvis and shattered when it struck bone.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise listens during an interview in NY on October 8, 2014.
Police congregate near the home of shooter James Hodgkinson in Illinois, US. “The doctor added, however, that Scalise will certainly be in the hospital for a considerable period of time, presumably weeks”.
Bailey was spotted on Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers.
Supporters of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., hold signs before the Congressional baseball game, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Washington. Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and former congressional aide, is expected to remain in intensive care at George Washington University Hospital through the weekend.