UPDATE: Alexandria Shooter Identified As 66-Year-Old Man From Illinois, James T. Hodgkinson

By  //  June 14, 2017

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ABOVE VIDEO: Law enforcement officials have identified the suspect in the early Wednesday shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise as James T. Hodgkinson

(CBS NEWS) – Law enforcement officials have identified the suspect in the early Wednesday shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise as James T. Hodgkinson.

Hodgkinson, 66, owns a home inspection business in Belleville, Illinois. Law enforcement officials say he opened fire at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Hodgkinson allegedly shot Scalise and four others, including two Capitol Police officers, before being shot himself and taken into custody.

Officials say Hodgkinson was carrying an M-4 assault rifle and a handgun. Both are being traced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The FBI has taken over the investigation.

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