Doctors Update Scalise's Condition Week After Shooting

The representative has moved from 'serious' to 'fair'
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 21, 2017 1:19 PM CDT
Rep. Steve Scalise has been upgraded from "serious" to "fair" condition following last Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

(Newser) – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise continues to improve after being shot in the hip during a congressional baseball practice last Wednesday, CBS News reports. According to Politico, doctors upgraded the Republican representative's condition from "serious" to "fair" on Wednesday, saying he "continues to make good progress." When he first arrived at the hospital following the shooting in Virginia, Scalise was said to be at "imminent risk of death." He's now expected to recover. (Read more Steve Scalise stories.)

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