Dramatic New Video Captures Exact Moment Shooter Opened Fire On GOP Baseball Practice

Tyler Durden's picture

A shocking new video has just been released by the New York Post which reveals the exact moment that the "progressive," never-Trumper James Hodgkinson opened fire on the GOP's baseball practice in Alexandria, VA.  As we noted earlier this morning, the shooting left Majority Whip Steve Scalise and 4 others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

The video was taken by someone enjoying a stroll in the park when shooting broke out.  As many as 25 gun shots can be heard in the recording though it's unclear how many of the shots were fired by the gunman and how many were fired by police.  In the end of the video you can see people huddling around someone, presumably Scalise, in the outfield just beyond the 2nd base position.  Per the New York Post:

More than 25 bullets can be heard ripping through the air in the footage, which was captured by a witness close to the field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.


At one point, a man can be seen lying in the middle of the field.


“Do we know where he’s at?” the man recording the video can be heard saying. “I assume people have been calling 911 already.”


The shooting continues for several minutes, with some pauses in between the gunfire. Toward the end of the video, several gunshots are fired in quick succession, as people shout in the background.


The footage then shows several people crowd around the player on the field.

As we noted earlier, the shooter has been identified as 66-year-old, never-Trumper and Bernie Sanders supporter James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois.  Hodgkinson has since died from gunshot wounds he incurred during a shootout with police.

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Åristotle's picture

Absolute monarchy, or the arbitrary rule of a sovereign over all the citizens which consists of equals, is thought by some to be quite contrary to nature; it is argued that those who are by nature equal must have the same natural right and worth, and that for equals to have an unequal share, or for unequals to have an equal share, in the offices of state, is as bad as for different bodily constitutions to have the same food and clothing. This is why it is thought to be just among equals that every one govern as well as be governed. We thus arrive a law, for an order of succession implies law.

shovelhead's picture

I get the feeling you're attempting to say something intelligible here.

Better try again.

give me liberty or....'s picture

Life, liberty and property are natural, God given rights. Governments cannot give them nor lawfully take them away for they are inherrent with our humanity. Governments were instituted among men to protect these natural rights. 

InternetToughGuy's picture

No, but the founding document called "The Declaration of Independence" is firmly rooted in the natural law:

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them ..."

Bigern's picture

The Bill of Rights is now nothing more than a pacifier, to give the overwhelming majority something to cling to, while the power elite encircle the fortress, tunnel the walls, and drain the moat.

Great Deceivah's picture

Those Pesky Russian agents.. 

Give_me_liberty_or's picture

right vs left divide and conquer

both sides tstill pro Israel hmmmmm

dilligaff's picture

how come we haven't seen any videos from inside the nighclub shooting last year?

Syrin's picture

Better question, why no videos or even a SINGLE picture of a single body from Sandy Hook after they installed the most advanced video system into the school?   Why did they bull doze the whole thing to the ground hardly a week later?  

Shitonya Serfs's picture

Why no videos from the Pentagon "plane" crash??

True Contrarian's picture

And why in the only pentagon video footage from the barrier cameras do we see a bright white flash with a vertically propagating plume that can only be created by a High Order Detonation instead of a dark orange "explosion" characteristic of a fuel air blast.  Naturally this took place at the recently hardened portion of the Pentagon which housed the DoD staffers who were investigating the 2.3 Trillion Dollars which had gone missing, as stated by Rumsfeld on Sept 10th. But still, Metabunk and others will tell you there's nothing to see here.


Verniercaliper's picture

Plenty to see....AA77 scattered all over the impact site...unless some vast conspiracy made Flight 77 disappear, then planted tons of debris into the site, including items with traceable serial numbers, to cleverly make people think that a plane hit the building...more tinfoil needed for your hat.



That humans are morbidly curious?

SilverRhino's picture

Fucking video of an attempted mass murder and the bleep out the curse words because people might get offended.  

Jesus H Tittyfucking Christ we are so screwed as a nation.

Mr. Schmilkies's picture

Yes, to be consistent, they should have bleeped out the sounds of the gunshots as well.

bamawatson's picture

ok, so long as they bleeped neither sound nor video of jesus christ titty fucking

the girl looks hot

reckon she anointed him n wrapped him in swaddling clothes

VladLenin's picture

You needed to reconcile liberals are really violent and dangerous animals.

HRClinton's picture

Don't worry. After Pulp Fiction and Quentin Tarentino, almost everyone has been desensitized to gross violence. Not to mention all violent video games we've seen rise since then. 

And after free online porn, most men have been turned into voyeurs.

(((Mission))) accomplished. 

hannah's picture

supposedly the guy was using a shotgun......and the media said '100 shots had been fired'...'that he reloaded multiple times'.....right...a shotgun. if true liberals are realllly idiots. next time maybe they can bring a musket to a mass killing attempt.

JLee2027's picture

Amazing that 10 people aren't dead

SilverRhino's picture

Leftists can't shoot worth a shit apparently 

Sanity Bear's picture

Yup. They really have no idea what they're in for in a real shooting war.

JRobby's picture

His "hit" ratio was very low

UselessEater's picture

Unlike the Port Arthur massacre in Australia where a mentally retarded man with no weapons training apparently killed 32 with 29 bullets....make 'em different down under apparently.


(RIP Joe Vialls, we keep your investigations alive for you.)

NugginFuts's picture

Hey how about this: Republican controlled Congress/Senate/WH decides to ban guns.... owned by Liberals. 

I don't see the down side. Every mass shooting in the last decade is by a Liberal.

Seasmoke's picture

If Yellen was playing 2B , I could understand the rage.

asteroids's picture

The fog of war...

kliguy38's picture

NEVER stand still .....get the foch outta there and stay low......DONT stay put

totenkopf88's picture

Somebody has to film a bunch of false flag BS the video of which NEVER clearly shows anything definitively  happening

Joe Sixpack's picture

"Well that was one hell of a way to start the f*****g morning"

Peak Finance's picture

BRAVO! These guys seem really cool under fire instead of losing their shit. 

"Thats one hell of a way to start your morning!" 

Very brave!

whatamaroon's picture

That was a lot of shots.

e_goldstein's picture

At around 1:50 it sounds like someone is shooting off 3 round bursts.

Not sure if it was the shooter or the capitol police.

If it was the shooter, where the fuck did he get a full auto ak?

youngman's picture

I was quite confused as to the time between shots....for a guy to have an AK..he shot it like a single shot ........must be his liberal background and his first gun ...no training at all of course....strange to me


Thank God part of his planning to take out GOP members

didn't include more frequent visits to the rifle range.

QE49er's picture

How long will it take for the MSM & late night shows to get back to the usual hate filled vitriol?

Sofa King's picture

Unfortunately, there will be a increase in violence by these nut-jobs. The progressive, liberal, leftist, or whatever the fuck you want to call it philosophy has a belief that the end justifies the means.

In their twisted mind, it might appear that the only way to ban firearms is by using them in terrifying acts used to "start a dialog".

These are sick fucking minds at work.

francis_the_wonder_hamster's picture

"a belief that the end justifies the means."

This really is the fundamental basis of the problem.  The progressive mentality thinks that their definition of "the greater good" jusifies any action and trumps any ideal of things like individual rights (that OUR FREAKIN NATION WAS FOUNDED ON!!!!!!!).

It's also the same mindset employed by Stalin, Mao, etc.....who murdered millions of their own people for "the greater good".

HerrDoktor's picture

I love the smell of gunpowder in the morning

Sliced into ribbons's picture

This being Zero Hedge I'm sure we can all agree that this was a false flag attack orchestrated by Trump to distract attention away from the Russia investigation, right?