Trump visited the Congresswoman wounded in a shooting near Washington

© AP Photo / Pablo Martinez MonsivaisПрезидент Donald trump. Archival photoTrump visited the Congresswoman wounded in a shooting near Washington© AP Photo / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

The US President Donald trump was visited in hospital by Congressman Steve Scalise injured in a shooting in Virginia, reports the associated Press.

The President and his wife Melania brought to the hospital, where the victim is a legislator, two bouquets of white flowers.

«Just out of the hospital. Congressman Steve Scales, a truly wonderful man, is in serious condition, but he’s a real fighter. Pray for Steve!» – wrote the American leader in his Twitter.

The statement said the hospital, the Congresswoman was shot in the left thigh. According to doctors, «the bullet passed through the pelvis, shattered bones, hurt internal organs and caused severe bleeding».

The shooting occurred Wednesday in Alexandria (Virginia), where a group of congressmen and their assistants played baseball. Injured four people, including the coordinator of a faction of the Republicans in the house of representatives Steve Scales and two policemen. The assailant was wounded in a shootout with police and later died in hospital. According to doctors, the condition of Scalise is estimated as critical.