"I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", Sanders said. Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act.' Hodgkinson volunteered on Sanders campaign for presidency a year ago.
Sanders says violence is unacceptable, and says only "nonviolent action" can bring change.
Because of his high-ranking position, he is mandated to have an armed security detail, and it was one of his Capitol Police bodyguards, also wounded in the encounter, who shot gunman James Hodgkinson of IL, who later died in hospital. U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said the two U.S. Capitol police officers who were part of a detail there to protect Scalise and who returned fire with the shooter, were in "good condition".
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, who led a progressive, left-wing populist effort that very almost won him the Democratic presidential nomination, condemned the shooting Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice - and acknowledged the suspect was apparently a supporter of his campaign.
Here's what we know about Mr. Hodgkinson, who reportedly hailed from Belleville, Illinois.
Hodgkinson was a member of many anti-Republican groups on Facebook including "The Road to Hell Is Paved With Republicans", "Terminate The Republican Party", and "Donald Trump is not my President", a search of what appeared to be his profile showed.
Scalise and other Republican lawmakers were gathered at the park, 400 East Monroe Ave., about 7 a.m. EST, practicing for a charity Congressional baseball game Thursday. His most serious problems apparently came in 2006, when he was arrested on a battery charge.
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Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL.
Authorities believe Hodgkinson had been in the Alexandria area since March, living out of a cargo van and not working, Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said.
"I'm sorry that he did this", she added. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", Hodgkinson wrote at the time. Court records show that his legal trouble started in the 1990s with arrests for resisting police and drunken driving.
The Washington Post was the first to report Hodgkinson's identity. The officers checked his gun license (it was valid), and let him go.
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Asked about her husband's decision to leave for an extended period of time, Hodgkinson said that her daughter and two-year-old granddaughter had recently moved home.
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