Who was James Hodgkinson? More about the man behind the congressional shooting


The FBI said yesterday that it believed Hodgkinson was living out of his van in Alexandria.

O'Connor said there's nothing to suggest that Bost was a target.

He retrieved a rifle and opened fire.

Hodgkinson, the man who shot up a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning, was allegedly a strong Democratic partisan who was outraged over the election of Donald Trump.

Suzanne Hodgkinson, speaking for the first time, said her husband had told her he was going to Washington to lobby 'to change the tax laws'.

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"He sat in the Y's lobby for hours and hours". At 7:10 a.m., a staff member heard gunshots and called 911.

"Rep. Steve Scalise, one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". Matt Mika, director of government relations for Tysons Foods, was shot twice in the chest. Griner remained hospitalized at MedStar Hospital after getting shot in the ankle and Sava described her in good condition.

Bullet holes at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, VA. Rep. Steve Scalise was shot.

Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas), who dove into a dugout for cover, suffered a sprained ankle.

Hodgkinson was injured in a shootout with police and later died of his injuries, according to officials.

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Both local and Capitol Police shot at Hodgkinson.

Investigators continued to search every inch of the ball park for evidence on Thursday.

Scalise remains in critical condition as his teammates honor him at the game at Nationals Park.

Hodgkinson was spotted regularly over the past several weeks at the YMCA next to the site of the shooting, sitting with a computer in the lobby or at a table in an exercise area that looked out onto the baseball field. "I can not believe it", she said. And Walsh said he was surprised that Hodgkinson was the shooter because he knew Hodgkinson as a happy-go-lucky guy, someone who was a jokester at parties. He used exercise bikes to sit and watch political news shows, not work out.

Rep. Ron DeSantis told Fox News he left just before the shooting. Many on the Republican side were fresh from the horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier. "We had policemen and even the Federal Bureau of Investigation in here asking questions, but we just don't know him". Mo BrooksMo BrooksBaseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers: reports Congressional aide: "If I wanted to live I needed to make a run for it" Lawmakers recall the attack: "I felt like I was back in Iraq" MORE (Ala.), Trent FranksTrent FranksBaseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers: reports Trump allies on the offensive against Mueller GOP leaders launch internal review into leak MORE (Ariz.) and Jeff Duncan (S.C.), according to reports.

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