On Wednesday afternoon, us media published the name of the offender opened fire in a Park in Alexandria, Virginia, which hosted the match of baseball among congressmen: James T. Hodgkinson III, 66, inspector of social services of Illinois.
This writes 14 June, the Washington Post.
The attacker was killed – he was shot and killed by two police officers injured. In total, the offender fired 50 to 100 rounds from a semiautomatic rifle and wounded at least five people, including Steve Scales, the leader of the Republican majority in the House of representatives, and the assistant Deputy and lobbyist.
On the page of Hodgkinson in the social network Facebook published photos Bernie Sanders, candidate for the U.S. presidency from the Democratic party and criticism of the current head of the White house: «trump is a traitor, he destroyed our democracy. It’s time to destroy trump and his company.»
The office of Scalise reports that the Congresswoman, wounded in the thigh, had surgery, performed by surgeons of Washington medical center MedStar. The condition of the injured policemen was not serious, gave the chief of Capitol hill police Matthew Verderosa.