Reid dislocates shoulder in fall

By David Espo

Associated Press

Published: Wednesday, May 4 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

Reacting to the death of Osama bin Laden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid OF Nev., right, accompanied by Senate Armed Services CommitteeChairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 2, 2011, about the operation that took down the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on the U.S.

J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press

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WASHINGTON — An aide to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the lawmaker suffered a dislocated shoulder and has a bump over his left eye after he fell on Wednesday.

Spokesman Jon Summers said Reid went outside to exercise on a rainy day, put his hand on a wet surface and slipped. The Nevada Democrat was treated at George Washington Hospital and released.

Summers said the 71-year-old Reid planned to go to work as usual on Wednesday.

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