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Rep. Steve Scalise is now in ‘fair’ condition after shooting

CNN reports when the Louisiana Republican arrived at the hospital after the shooting last week, he was categorized in critical condition.One week after Steve Scalise was shot during a congressional baseball practice, the congressman has continued to improve, with his condition upgraded from serious to fair.”Congressman Steve Scalise continues to make good progress”, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement.The Majority Whip was struck in the hip and the bullet shattered blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way.Residents and city officials are determined both to see that the high-profile shooting attack June 14 does not define the community, and to see tonight’s Little League games as a milestone in that effort.A shooter who opened fire on Republican lawmakers and staff during an early morning baseball practice. shows how volatile the political climate has become across America.Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip, was gravely wounded in the shooting last week.Hodgkinson shot four people before U.S. Capitol Police officers took him down.Barth was hospitalized and released, Williams said. The 66-year-old gunman, a onetime volunteer for former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, died from injuries he sustained during a shootout with police. Battaglia and another officer, Alexander Jensen, arrived around the same time.