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Jared Loughner's Ex-Girlfriend Kelsey Hawkes Speaks Out

The Huffington Post    
First Posted: 01/13/11 10:24 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:25 PM ET

Kelsey Hawkes, an ex-girlfriend of suspected Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner, spoke out this morning on CBS's Early Show, saying the man the world has come to know since the massacre is very different from the one she dated nearly six years ago.

"Back then he was completely different of a person, very caring, very gentle, very sweet, kind, a little quiet, but altogether pretty great guy," Hawkes told host Erica Hill.

Asked if she ever saw anything in Loughner that hinted he was capable of such violence, Hawkes replied, "Absolutely not."

Watch the interview below. Click HERE for live updates on the Arizona shootings.

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