“Bobby, ‘ he said, ‘I know him”. “I talked to a lot of people throughout yesterday who went to school with him and said everything was he was always just a normal guy, kind of quiet. I can not believe it”, she said.
The wife of the Alexandria, Virginia, gunman said she’s shocked about the attack and had no idea what her husband was planning.
Likewise, what if entertainer Kathy Griffin had posted an internet video showing her holding up the likeness of the bloody, decapitated head of Obama?
Until past year, when his license expired, Hodgkinson ran a home inspection business.
She said her husband, who had worked in the building trades and as a home inspector, had sold “everything he owned from his businesses” and had gone to Washington.
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“Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey, who saved the lives of everyone at the baseball field that morning, including Steve’s”, Scalise’s wife, Jennifer, said in the statement.
Scalise’s Chief of Staff shared a message from the congressman’s family at a Friday press conference.
But she maintained there was nothing she could have done about it. “Let’s shakes hands on it and say ‘let’s start out tomorrow and do things differently. let’s try to do what’s good for America and stop thinking about parties.’ If I were the President, I would do that today”. She said her daughter and a 2-year-old grandson had moved in with the Hodgkinsons before that, and her husband may have left because he wanted “a break from it”. The widow said her husband might have chose to leave for a while simply because he desired a “break from it”.
Sue Hodgkinson said she felt “horrible”.
The FBI, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police and Alexandria Police said Thursday that said the shooter’s weapons were a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle, which he appears to have purchased legally. “I’m glad they took care that he didn’t get to do it again”, Schaumleffel said. “I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. he was as critical as you can be when he came in”. “They don’t deserve this”. I don’t deserve this.
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.
The scene remains an active investigation, where law enforcement, to include the FBI Evidence Response Team, ATF, and Alexandria Police Department, are collecting evidence.