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The Latest: Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a Republican lawmaker and others at a baseball practice this week (all times EDT):

3:50 p.m.

Doctors say House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') has a good possibility of recovery after he was at "imminent risk of death" from a gunshot wound to the hip two days ago.

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility," but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation.

Sava says infection remains a risk, after doctors performed severa...



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