League City mayor's family gives update after heart attack

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- League City Mayor Pat Hallisey suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, Mayor Pro Tem Todd Kinsey confirms to ABC13.

Kinsey said Hallisey was taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Details about Hallisey's current condition are not immediately available.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Mayor Hallisey, his wife Janice and the rest of his family," Kinsey said.

The Hallisey family issued the following statement Wednesday:

"My family and I appreciate the thoughts and prayers regarding my well being. I am in great hands with the medical team, comfortable and in good spirits at a local hospital. I am confident that the League City community will continue the good work they've started to help one another during these difficult times. As the community prays for recovery following the tragedy of Hurricane Harvey, please keep Janice, Ashley, and my family in your prayers. The outpouring of support from the community is humbling and it is deeply appreciated. As I am recovering, please provide some privacy and I will provide an update tomorrow if anything changes."

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