Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List

Ivan Schwartz
June 17, 2017

Four victims were shot and two had secondary injuries after a gunman opened fire at a practice for a Congressional baseball game on Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia. Among those was House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who remains hospitalized after undergoing several surgeries after being shot in the hip. I spoke to one person who lives in the area, Marilyn Blaha, who says she knew him professionally years ago, says her brother was still a friend.

Sue Hodgkinson said she was informed of her husband's involvement when a reporter from ABC news called just hours after the attack.

"I am sorry that he did this but there is nothing i can do about it", Sue Hodgkinson, the shooter's wife said. "I can't wrap my head around it", she said. "I need to use this bike, '" Balderston said. "There's nothing I could do about it".

Asked about her husband's decision to leave for an extended period of time, Hodgkinson said that her daughter and two-year-old granddaughter had recently moved home.

Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., had left the field early and actually crossed paths with the shooter in the parking lot.

Stephen Brennwald, an attorney and YMCA regular, said he thought it was odd that Hodgkinson never exercised or wore workout clothes.

Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game.

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The list contained about a dozen names, a source said.

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Investigators studying Wednesday's attack at a suburban Virginia park said Thursday that Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers.

According to the newspaper, the parents said their daughter was a "very practical, level-headed girl" and they were stumped as to the motive behind the shocking death.

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