This makes that seem more likely:
So does this:
SC Rep. Jeff Duncan says he believes he talked to shooter in Alexandria. Man asked, "Is this a team of republicans or democrats practicing?"— Rachelle Spence (@RSpenceTV) June 14, 2017
When Dylann Roof committed a mass shooting, it was apparently a big deal that he had found out about black rape on Dissident Right websites like Amren.com.
A screenshot of Hodgkinson's Facebook page showing his favorite TV shows says that he didn't need to study intellectual websites to find someone preaching hate—it's all over cable and even network TV:
This whole thing reminds of a post I did about the events of 1963: Before He Murdered JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald Tried To Murder “Far-Right” Figure General Edwin Walker. Why? Demonization, That's Why.