The Post is reporting the shooter’s name, attributed to law enforcement officials https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/2017/live-updates/public-safety/updates-shooting-at-congressional-baseball-practice-in-virginia/shooter-named-as-james-t-hodgkinson/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.cfee690ce689 …pic.twitter.com/JeTMXmjvxn
Alleged DC shooter was a left-wing climate activist who hated Trump, Koch brothers
United States Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and several Capitol Police officers were shot by a rifle-wielding gunman early Wednesday during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. According to the Washington Post, federal law enforcement officials have identified the alleged suspect as James T. Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois.
While information about the alleged shooter is still emerging, political analyst Phil Kerpen dug up details from Hodgkinson’s Facebook page, where he allegedly indicated he was a climate change activist with an intense hatred of President Donald Trump.
Warning: Shooter’s Facebook posts below contain foul language.