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Hospital says Scalise needs more operations following shooting

President Donald J. Trump, center, and First Lady Melania Trump, right, shook hands with Doctor Ira Rabin, left, as they leave the MedStar Washington Hospital Center after visiting with victims of Wednesday’s shooting.
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President Donald J. Trump, center, and First Lady Melania Trump, right, shook hands with Doctor Ira Rabin, left, as they leave the MedStar Washington Hospital Center after visiting with victims of Wednesday’s shooting.

The hospital where Rep. Steve Scalise is recovering after being shot says the congressman remains in critical condition and will require several more operations.

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center is also providing a more detailed description of Scalise’s wounds. The hospital says he was shot in the left hip, after which ‘‘the bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding.’’

Scalise was among several people wounded early Wednesday when a rifle-wielding attacker fired on lawmakers on a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, outside Washington. The attacker was shot and later died.