She said her husband sold nearly all of his possessions before leaving their Belleville home early this year, shortly after their daughter and her 2-year-old son came home.
"I feel frightful", Suzanne Hodgkinson told a group of reporters.
According to the Guardian, when she was asked if she'd like to say something to the victims, Sue Hodgkinson replied, "I don't even know who was shot".
The wife of Alexandria, Va. Shooter James Hodgkinson is speaking out for the first time.
Dale Walsh grew up with Hodgkinson, and knew him as Thomas.
Authorities say James Hodgkinson from IL opened fire Wednesday morning on a group of republican lawmakers, as they practiced for an annual congressional baseball game in Virginia.
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Responding to the shooting of Republican Steve Scalise during a GOP baseball practice, Democrat Bernie Sanders said the act was "despicable" and that he was "sickened" by it. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.
The charges against Belleville, Illinois, resident ranged from battery and causing bodily harm, to fleeing from police, to numerous traffic offenses, including driving under the influence of alcohol. "I just want you all to go away and leave my neighbors in peace".
Timothy Slater, head of the Criminal Division of the FBI's Washington field office, said Wednesday that the gunman's motives were still under investigation. Three others, a GOP congressional aide, a USA capitol police officer and a lobbyist were also injured by gunfire.
"I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign".
"He was home all day long". James Hodgkinson belonged to a number of anti-Trump social media sites including one called "Terminate the Republican Party".
"We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here, because. above all, they love our country", Trump said during remarks in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House. She declined to answer questions about her husband's political views. They don't deserve this.