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Office of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise gives update on his condition after shooting

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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this May 17, 2017 photo, Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this May 17, 2017 photo, Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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The official website of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise released a statement regarding his condition after being shot at a baseball game in Alexandria, VA on Wednesday.

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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