Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Statement by Gov. Perry regarding Connecticut School Shooting

Friday, December 14, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding this morning's tragic elementary school shooting in Connecticut:

"The horrific event that transpired at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut is as profoundly disturbing as it is impossible to fully understand. The fact that so many victims were children weighs heavily upon the hearts and souls of each Texan and every American. Anita and I send our personal condolences to everyone touched by this senseless tragedy, pray for the quick healing of those injured, and extend our hopes that time will help ease the suffering of those who lost loved ones."

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