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Congressional Shooter James T. Hodgkinson Dies at Hospital

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Following a shootout with police after opening fire on Republican congressmen at a Virginia baseball field this morning, shooter James T. Hodgkinson has died in the hospital. President Donald Trump confirmed the death during remarks delivered today.

Hodgkinson, 66, was taken to George Washington University Hospital following the shooting. Hodgkinson shot four people at the field, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The Republican lawmaker is now in stable condition after undergoing surgery for his injuries.

Hodgkinson was originally from Belleville, Illinois, and owned a home inspection business. According to the Washington Post, law enforcement officials have arrived at a house in Illinois associated with Hodgkinson and have

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