USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Capitol Police Called Heroes for Taking Down Gunman

In an emotional interview with CNN's Brooke Baldwin, Republican Rep. Rodney Davis and his wife recalled the horror of Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice.

Another person familiar with the case who was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to the Associated Press Saturday on condition of anonymity about the names. None of the victims injured in the attack were on the list, the law enforcement source said.

The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP.

Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner also remains at the MedStar Washington hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to her ankle, but is in "good condition and good spirits" the hospital said.

Dr Jack Sava said there was a "good possibility" the Louisiana Republican would be able to return to work in his full capacity.

"After he leaves the hospital, he will require a period of healing and of rehabilitation".

Scalise is still in critical condition and faces several more operations, but doctors are "encouraged" by his progress.

House Speaker Paul Ryan has paid a visit to wounded Majority Whip Steve Scalise at the hospital.


Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip early on Wednesday at a baseball field in a suburb of Washington. He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to stop bleeding. He said doctors have turned down Mr Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members.

The two Congressional Baseball Team managers, Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas and Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, told reporters on Wednesday that lawmakers would still host the game as planned. The shooter died after exchanging gunfire with police.

The shot fired at Scalise left perhaps hundreds of bullet fragments internally, many of which may never be removed because surgery might be more risky than leaving them in place, Sava said.

President Donald Trump said in a taped message to the players and spectators that coming together for a ball game a day after a tragedy shows "the world that we will not be intimidated by assaults. on our democracy".

The 66-year-old suspect from Belleville, Illinois, was a volunteer for Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign but whether he was politically motivated is still unclear, investigators said. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. he was as critical as you can be when he came in".

I would also like to personally thank all of the first responders who bravely assisted at the scene, as well as the entire staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center for their continued excellent care.

Bailey was spotted Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers.

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