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Ex-wife of NJ shooter says earlier life showed no signs of later violence and extremism

(CNN)- A 41-year-old woman named Kathleen had just backed her car into the garage after doing a little Christmas shopping in Atlanta on Wednesday when a man approached her in the driveway and introduced himself as an FBI agent.

He wanted to talk with Kathleen about an individual she hadn’t spoken with since 2003: her ex-husband, David Anderson, the suspected 47-year-old gunman in a deadly shooting on Tuesday that authorities believe targeted Jewish people in a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Kathleen, who asked that her last name not be used out of concern for her safety, said this came as a shock.

“That was not the David I knew,” she told CNN, speaking by phone Wednesday evening.

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