Mitch McConnell Fractures His Shoulder in Fall Outside His Kentucky Home

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) addresses the audience at the Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday. (Timothy D. Easley/AP)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was briefly hospitalized after suffering a fractured shoulder from a fall outside his home in Louisville on Sunday, his office said in a statement.

“This morning, Leader McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder. He has been treated, released, and is working from home in Louisville,” McConnell spokesman David Popp said in a statement.

McConnell was in touch with Sens. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) on Sunday “to express his deepest sympathies for the people of El Paso and Dayton and discuss the senseless tragedies of this weekend,” the statement said.

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SOURCE: The Washington Post, Paul Kane