Quick and heroic actions by a Capitol Police security detail and Alexandria Police thankfully averted others from being shot or killed. Those with information can also contact the local Federal Bureau of Investigation office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. "He was hunting us. there was so much gunfire, you couldn't get up and run", said Rep. Mike Bishop (Mich.). She immediately began plotting escape routes, in case the shooter had followed her home. He had been a volunteer in the Democratic primary campaign of Sen.
Duncan said Hodgkinson had asked him if the team was Republicans or Democrats.
The shooting appeared to be politically motivated, with Hodgkinson frequently criticizing President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media. He had a foster child daughter who died of suicide.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - For three months, James T. Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where USA laws are made.
"The guy's down to a handgun, he dropped his rifle, they shoot him, I go over there, they put him in handcuffs", Conaway said, adding that if the shooter had "gotten inside the fence, where a bunch of guys were holed up in the dugout, it would have been like shooting fish in a barrel".
"I think that the president contributed to this significantly", said Rep. James Clyburn of SC, the No. 3 House Democrat. Suzanne Hodgkinson talks to members of the media reporters about her husband, James Hodgkinson, as St. Clair County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Richard Wagner, right, listens Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Belle.
The FBI is asking anyone with information regarding James T. Hodgkinson to contact them.
"I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava said. Shimkus says while we don't yet fully know the motive behind this shameful act of evil, there is no daubt the heroism of the Capitol Police save lives yesterday. "Most of the bartenders here are women", she told ABC News, and he "came off a little creepy, apparently".More news: Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open
Hodgkinson also had arrests in his background for a series of minor offenses and at least one more serious matter.
While trying to drive away from that confrontation, the report said, Hodgkinson used a pocket knife to cut a seat belt.
One clerk's office employee bemoaned the "bedlam" he saw just hours earlier, with journalists from across the country mobbing the municipal building's court records office.
The law enforcement source tells CNN that it's not clear it is an assassination list.
On March 24, Bill Schaumleffel recalled hearing shots being fired outside his house, which stands about 500 feet behind Hodgkinson's home.
"I wish I had some kind of clue that his hate was going to turn into a shooting", said Dauberman, the mechanic.
Hodgkinson had murder on his mind, and his trek to the Washington, D.C., suburbs points at a small universe of targets.
The deputy cautioned Hodgkinson about shooting around homes, given that the rounds can travel up to a mile.