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A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers

Two victims remain in critical condition after the attack on a GOP baseball practice. Gunman James Hodgkinson had sold his possessions in Illinois before heading to Washington in March.
Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate attend the congressional baseball game in Washington, D.C., Thursday. GOP members were practicing for the game Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at an Alexandria, Va., ballfield. / Alex Brandon / Shutterstock.com

Before James Hodgkinson left his home in Belleville, Ill., in March, he sold nearly everything he owned from his businesses. He told his wife that he was headed to Washington, D.C., "to work on taxes."

Yesterday morning, police say, Hodgkinson fired dozens of bullets at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., wounding five, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La. Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded.

His wife, Sue Hodgkinson, spoke publicly on Thursday evening for the first time since

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