A list found on the body of James Hodgkinson, the suspect in Wednesday's shooting at an Alexandria, Va., baseball field, revealed the names of three Republican lawmakers, the Washington Examiner reported Friday. Hodgkinson's spray of bullets struck four people, police said, including Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the House majority whip, who had been taking part in a morning baseball practice with other congressional Republicans in an adjacent park.
The Daily Caller reported on Friday afternoon that Hodgkinson had a list of Republicans in his pocket that was recovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
His social media profile indicated Hodgkinson was a dedicated Bernie Sanders supporter who despised the Republican party and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Brooks' office told WAFF 48 News they could not comment, citing the ongoing investigation.
The official said the list included at least three names: Representatives Mo Brooks of Alabama, Jeff Duncan of SC and Trent Franks of Arizona, according to the two officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because the shooting remained under investigation.More news: Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP
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O'Connor said Bost's office has turned over all of their communications from Hodgkinson to U.S. Capitol Police.
Police said it was unclear whether James Hodgkinson planned to target the lawmakers on his list, which included Reps.
Doctors say Scalise has a good possibility of recovery after he was at "imminent risk of death" from a gunshot wound to the hip two days ago. He's had a second surgery and will be in the hospital a while.
According to an Federal Bureau of Investigation statement issued on Thursday, agents also recovered a cell phone, a computer, and a camera in the shooter's van. It's an attack which sent several to the hospital including two Capitol police officers and Congressman Steve Scalise.
The gunman was believed to have harbored unfavorable views toward Republicans at large, including President Donald Trump.