Virginia shooting suspect was leftwing activist with record of domestic violence

James ‘Tom’ Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old white man who died of injuries sustained during the shooting, was previously arrested for domestic battery

James “Tom” Hodgkinson, identified as the gunman who shot congressman Steve Scalise during an attack on a Republican congressional baseball practice session on Wednesday, was a leftwing political activist with a record of domestic violence.

Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old white man who died of injuries sustained during the shooting, was previously based in Belleville, Illinois but had been living in Alexandria, Virginia, the site of Wednesday’s shooting, for the past two months, his wife told reporters.

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