Did Jared Loughner Have A Girlfriend? Ex-Girlfriend Kelsey Hawkes
Kelsey Hawkes Jared Loughner Ex-Girlfriend | Dated While Teens Were At Mountain View High School, In Tucson, AZ
Now, she is a Univeristy of Arizona student, 6 years ago Kelsey Hawkes dated suspected Tucson gunman, Jared Loughner.
Hawkes says he was caring, sweet and kind when they went out, and she remembers his parents as being great.
She says she never saw any violent tendencies in Loughner.
Kelsey Hawkes says the boy she knew was attentive, shy and liked music and video games - essentially a normal teenager.
there were no signs he would become this person," said Ms. Hawkes, a petite young woman with large bluish-green eyes and straight blond hair. She said she couldn't believe it when her sister called to tell her that the boy she dated for 10 months in high school was the suspected shooter in Saturday's attack.
"I was in shock. He was completely normal," she said. "I wouldn't have dated him if there was anything wrong."
Ms. Hawkes's account sheds new light on the earlier life of Mr. Loughner and his parents—an apparently peaceful and happy time in the family before Mr. Loughner allegedly experimented with drugs and alcohol and exhibited the darker forces of his own mind.