Rem Houser, 61, the older brother of Lafayette theatre gunman John "Rusty" Houser, talks outside his lakeside home in Hamilton, Ga. about his estranged brother, describing him as odd but never exhibiting violence. He last saw Rusty briefly a couple months ago in the wake of Rusty's foreclosure and divorce but hadn't been in close touch for around 20 years.

Rusty, Rem Houser said, had told him, "I'm leaving town, I'm starting anew."