Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

President Trump said we should unite on this, and he's right. He had been a volunteer in the Democratic primary campaign of Sen.

Rep. Steve Scalise is still in critical condition, but his health is improving, the Congressman's surgeon said two days after Scalise was shot at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game.

The former mayor of Alexandria, Bill Euille, told the Post he had spent the last month and a half talking to Hodgkinson almost every morning.

Marcus says he hopes both political parties will "reflect on how unsafe this is to our way of life, and it can not continue this way".

The FBI said authorities are speaking with people who knew Hodgkinson or who may have encountered him.

The investigation into why Hodgkinson opened fire is ongoing.

One woman I spoke to who lives in that area, Marilyn Blaha, said she knew him professionally from years ago, says her brother was still friends with him.

"While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these fearless public servants, he has been advised that there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols", he said.

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Rep Bost mentioned that while Hodgkinson had been left-leaning in his communications through more than a dozen emails and phone calls, the conversations had always been delivered "never with any threats, only anger". "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said.

Former congressional staffer Matt Mika was shot multiple times in the chest and arm and "requires assistance to breathe", according to his family. "Nothing I can really put my finger on, but he was just not a pleasant person".

Hodgkinson was shot by law enforcement officers after opening fire at the early morning practice of a Republican baseball team.

The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "activities and social media impressions" in the months leading up to the attack. At the time, Euille said he did not realize Hodgkinson was living out of his van. The couple had been married nearly 30 years when he left for D.C., where he lived out of a van on a block that bordered the field where he staged the attack. The shooter had published a derogatory cartoon about Mr. Scalise on his Facebook page. Told they were GOP lawmakers, Hodgkinson walked back to his auto.

All the charges were later dismissed when none of his alleged victims appeared in court, the BBC reported.

Hodgkinson also used his letters to praise the Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Boston protest and expressed his disappointment about Massachusetts' own John Kerry losing the 2004 presidential election.

Marcus says Senator Chuck Schumer needs to stop "talking about how awful the House version of the ObamaCare bill thing is", and "join in trying to make a better bill".

On March 24, Bill Schaumleffel recalled hearing shots being fired outside his house, which stands about 500 feet behind Hodgkinson's home.

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