Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Scalise remained in critical condition Thursday afternoon, and although doctors say his condition has improved some over the last 36 hours, he will require further surgeries, time in the hospital and rehabilitation.

But Scalise still faces multiple surgeries, a prolonged hospital stay and a lengthy recovery, Sava stressed.

Scalise was the most seriously injured of the four people Hodgkinson shot Wednesday morning.

Scalise had another surgery Saturday, the latest in a series of operations that's stretched from the day of the attack Wednesday, and the doctors said he "continues to show signs of improvement".

A statement released by the MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise's condition had been upgraded, and that he was now listed as serious, rather than critical.

The majority whip was shot during a congressional baseball practice in what's being described as a politically motivated assassination attempt.

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Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.

Ms Griner remains in hospitali at MedStar after being shot in the ankle and Mr B ailey was spotted on Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers.

They released photos of guns similar to the handgun and rifle that were used in the attack, which officials have said were purchased legally.

Rep. Steve Scalise was shot when a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, VA.

He had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the names of three politicians, according to a person familiar with the case. The officials said Friday that the significance of the list was not known. Bailey hobbled out to the pitcher's mound Thursday to a standing ovation to throw the opening pitch of the Congressional baseball game.

A message posted on Scalise's Twitter account said the congressman from Louisiana on Saturday was watching the Louisiana State baseball game and "rooting hard for a big Tigers win" in the College World Series.

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