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

Members of law enforcement gather at the crime scene after a shooting in Alexandria Virginia on Wednesday. The shooting which wounded five was done by an Illinois man disgruntled over President Trump’s election and Republican support for the “super

Members of law enforcement gather at the crime scene after a shooting in Alexandria Virginia on Wednesday. The shooting which wounded five was done by an Illinois man disgruntled over President Trump’s election and Republican support for the “super

The FBI said the shooter's white van has been processed.

Brooks' office told WAFF 48 News they could not comment, citing the ongoing investigation.

Both Duncan and Brooks attended Wednesday's baseball practice. Brooks said the list was short and the other names he was told of were also GOP congressmen.

Democratic and Republican lawmakers have roundly condemned Hodgkinson's actions and called for a moment of unity immeidately after the shooting. Duncan said he told him it was a Republican ball practice, and Hodgkinson started to shoot them.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and several others were injured in the shooting before Capitol Police fatally shot Hodgkinson. He was shot by a responding officer and later died from his wounds. Authorities were investigating Hodgkinson's social media posts, a cellphone, computer and camera.

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Mike Bost, an Illinois Republican , said in a statement that his congressional office began hearing from Hodgkinson in June 2016. Slater told a news conference he had no comment when asked whether Hodgkinson had a vendetta against any of the congressmen.

He spewed left-wing talking points on Facebook, consistently railing against Republicans and the wealthy.

James Hodgkinson, a onetime home-inspection business owner, left the couple's home in March to move east to D.C. not long after their adopted daughter returned with her young son, she said.

Among the questions investigators are looking to answer: How did Hodgkinson know about the congressional baseball practice, and was he targeting anyone specifically?

Hodgkinson's widow, Suzanne Hodgkinson, said Thursday afternoon that she had "no idea" he was going to carry out the murders. They said he told his wife earlier this week he was heading back to IL; he canceled his YMCA membership a day before the shooting; and had talked to a local garage about getting his van ready for the trip.

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