More information is coming out about the anti-Trump “Bernie Bro” Virginia shooter who shot an injured Rep. Steve Scalise and 4 other people.
It appears the attack could have been so much worse than it was as was revealed in some disturbing items found that the shooter had hidden away.
The FBI has discovered a storage unit rented by the shooter that had a laptop, ammo, receipt for another rifle and rifle parts.
Timothy Slater, special agent in charge of the FBI Washington field office, released details on the unit to the press.
Via Fox News:
Rep. Steve Scalise was upgraded to fair condition Wednesday, as FBI officials disclosed more information about the gunman who was initially in critical condition at [sic] shot him on a Virginia baseball diamond last week.
The Louisiana congressman and House majority whip was shot in the hip and initially in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital. But officials upgraded his condition for a second time Wednesday, and his office said he “continues to make good progress.”
Meanwhile, FBI officials said leftist gunman James Hodgkinson had more than 200 rounds of ammunition at a local storage unit when he attacked Republican lawmakers as they practiced for the annual Congressional baseball game.
Timothy Slater, special agent in charge of the FBI Washington field office, said Hodgkinson, 66, had rented a storage unit in Alexandria started April 16, which he visited more than 43 times between April and June.
Also, Hodgkinson visited the office of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in mid-April and emailed Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., sometime between January 2017 and the shooting last week, the FBI said without elaborating.
In addition to the ammunition, investigators found a laptop computer, a receipt for a November 2016 gun purchase and additional SKS rifle components. Hodgkinson, from Belleville, Ill., used an SKS 7.62mm caliber rifle and a 9mm handgun during the shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park on June 14.
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