House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia on June 14 during the GOP baseball practice for the Congressional Baseball Game, has been released from the hospital. During the incident, he was shot in the hip and was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Congressman Steve Scalise has made excellent progress in his recovery from a life-threatening gunshot wound six weeks ago. Yesterday, he was discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is now beginning a period of intensive inpatient rehabilitation. He is in good spirits and is looking forward to his return to work once he completes rehabilitation. He and his family are grateful for the care he received from the trauma team as well as the other doctors, nurses, and staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The family also appreciates the outpouring of prayers and support during this time.