Rep. Scalise Re-Admitted to Intensive Care Unit

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) is back in intensive care, his office said in a statement.

Scalise was seriously injured when he wasshot by a gunmanwhile practicing for the congressional softball game last month.

"Congressman Steve Scalise has been readmitted to the Intensive Care Unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center due to new concerns for infection," said a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital, where Scalise has been since the June 14 shooting. "His condition is listed as serious."

The hospital said it would provide a further update Thursday.

(Photo via Gage Skidmores Flickr. Image taken on June 13, 2017 and used per Creative Commons 2.0 license. The photo was cropped to fit 9x16 aspect ratio.)

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.