Reaction to fatal shooting at Ft. Hood

April 2, 2014 5:46:11 PM PDT
Below are statements in response to the shooting at Ft. Hood on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Gov. Rick Perry

    "Today, Ft. Hood was once again stricken by tragedy. As Texans, our first priority must be caring for the victims and their families. Ft. Hood has proven its resilience before, and will again. Texas will support those efforts in any way we can, with any resources necessary. The thoughts and prayers of all Texans are with everyone affected by this tragedy."

Wendy Davis

    "Texans are united in deep sorrow at this terrible tragedy. Our prayers are with the families and all those who serve at Fort Hood."

Sen. John Cornyn

    "Tonight, Texans' hearts are once again very heavy. The scenes coming from Ft. Hood today are sadly too familiar and still too fresh in our memories. No community should have to go through this horrific violence once, let alone twice. I ask that all Americans join Sandy and me in praying for the victims, their families and the entire Ft. Hood community."

Senator Troy Fraser

    "Tonight, I join countless others in grieving following the senseless violence at Fort Hood. My thoughts and prayers are with all the brave men and women in uniform who serve us at Fort Hood and with their families and loved ones. Perhaps my greatest honor as a legislator is representing the tight-knit community of Fort Hood. While we await more information surrounding this tragedy, I ask that you pray for peace and healing."

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