Wednesday, June 14, 2017

THE MAN WHO shot and wounded Congressman Scalise and two US Capitol Police Officers is profiled at the Daily Mail.
The man who shot up a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday was a regular at a sports bar in Alexandria where he 'creeped out' the female bartenders while he drank by himself watching golf, staffers at the restaurant told the

James Hodgkinson, 66, died from gun injuries on Wednesday hours after he opened fire on a group of Republican congressmen and their aides who were practicing for a congressional baseball game in the Washington, D.C. suburb. Steve Scalise, the third-most senior House Republican, and four others were injured.

Scalise is critically-ill after surgery on the wound to his hip while the other three wounded - two of them the hero Capitol Hill Police officers who ended Hodgkinson's shooting spree. Congressional staffer Zachary Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika were both shot but are expected to recover.
I will say again that we're living in truly troubled times.