US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Showing Improvement After Baseball Field Shooting

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Scalise was among those shot Wednesday by James Hodgkinson, who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers who were wrapping up an early morning baseball practice at a field in Arlington, Va. Hodgkinson, who died from injuries sustained as he exchanged gunfire with authorities, had a list of lawmakers' names on his person. Hodgkinson of IL, died after being shot by Capitol Police officers.

A Republican supporter holds up a sign supporting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) before the Democrats and Republicans face off in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2017.

MedStar said in a statement Friday that Scalise was in critical condition but had showed signs of improvement.

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Scalise's surgeon says he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", despite being at risk of death when he arrived at the hospital.

Scalise, 51, who represents a district in Louisiana and is the House majority whip, had previously been listed in critical condition.

Scalise suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding.

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He has had several operations since the shooting.

"I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago", Sava said.

Two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House Republican aide Zack Barth, were also injured in the shooting. Griner remains hospitalized at MedStar Hospital after getting shot in the ankle, and Sava described her in good condition. His family said in a statement Saturday that Mika had undergone another operation and was expected to recover fully, according to NBC News.

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