Official statement released about Stave Scalise's condition after shooting

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NEW ORLEANS -- Majority Whip Steve Scalise's office released a statement Wednesday on his condition after being shot in Virginia:

 

Contact: Chris Bond, Lauren Fine

202-225-0197


Update on the Condition of Majority Whip Steve Scalise


WASHINGTON, D.C.— The office of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise released the following statement on his condition following this morning's shooting.

"This morning, at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game, Whip Scalise was shot in the hip. He was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is currently undergoing surgery. He is in stable condition.

"Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone. He is grateful for the brave actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues.

"We ask that you keep the Whip and others harmed in this incident in your thoughts and prayers.

"This office will release additional information regarding the Whip's condition as appropriate."

 

 

 

 

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