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Authorities say they are examining a cell phone, a computer and a camera found inside a white van where Hodgkinson had been living.

"I just want y'all (reporters) to go away, and leave my neighbors in peace", Sue said. She declined to answer questions about her husband's political views.

"I was under the impression he was going down there to protest", said his niece, Michelle Travous. Here's what she said. The YMCA said that Hodgkinson had canceled his membership on Tuesday, and said he was moving.

Brooks aided two of the wounded following the early-morning shooting.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) traced the two weapons recovered from the scene - a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle. And there's no evidence so far that they were purchased illegally. And at one point, Hodgkinson had a family. A former congressional aide was hospitalized. As he was leaving the baseball field, Duncan said Hodgkinson asked him if the practice was Democratic or Republican congressmen.

James Hodgkinson was a regular editorial contributor to the Belleville News Democrat newspaper, complaining about taxes and urging higher taxes on the rich.

As a result, those with whom we disagree are no longer people who have inherent worth and dignity, but the enemy who must be defeated and whose belief systems are destroying our nation. He always drank Budweiser from a can and drank alone, barely speaking to anyone, including the bartenders. And she was shocked by the news, says it was totally unexpected. "Nothing I can really put my finger on, but he was just not a pleasant person".

The gunman's brother, Mr Michael Hodgkinson, said: "I know he wasn't happy with the way things were going, the election results and stuff".

Exasperated and seemingly at a loss to explain the shooting, she said: "I don't know anything about this".

Following Stock's death, Hodgkinson and his wife then took in another girl in 2002, but they lost custody after he reportedly abused her, the NY Post reports. He was also a volunterr for Sen.

On Friday's St. Louis on the Air, we'll go Behind the Headlines to discuss a top news story of the week. Many included complaints about the same theme: income inequality.

The law enforcement source tells CNN that it is not clear that it is an assassination list.

Not mentioned: The charges were dismissed after Moreland "got her dates "mixed up" and failed to appear on time for a second court date", The Daily Beast reported. "I started yelling at him, 'Hey, stop shooting; there's houses over here". The county that it's in, St. Clair County, is politically purple.

Richard Wagner, chief deputy of the St. Clair County, Ill., Sheriff's Dept., said there was nothing in Hodgkinson's record that would prevent him from legally owning firearms in IL.



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