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Rep. Napolitano’s Statement on Mass Shooting in Orlando

June 12, 2016
Press Release

(El Monte, CA)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano released the following statement on the mass shooting which took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL:

“Our hearts are full of anguish and disbelief over last night’s malicious attack, now the deadliest mass shooting in our nation’s history. We join all Americans in grieving the loss of innocent lives in this senseless act of violence which targeted the LGBT community. We are praying for the victims’ families and friends, and all who are still waiting to hear from loved ones during this dreadful time. We need to be more tolerant; there is absolutely no place for hatred in our country.

“We are sincerely grateful to the heroic first responders who rushed to the scene to rescue many inside the club and prevent further casualties. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the city of Orlando and all Floridians today.”

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