Statements from Colorado’s Elected Officials on Connecticut Shooting

December 14, 2012

Governor Hickenlooper's statement on the shooting

“The shooting in Connecticut is absolutely horrific and heartbreaking. We know too well what impact this kind of violence has on a community and our nation. Our thoughts and prayers are immediately with the families of those killed. We can offer comfort, but we all know the pain will stay forever.”


Colorado Congressional Delegation Statement Concerning the CT Shootings

"We are angry and heartbroken at the news of another horrifying and senseless school shooting. Our deepest and heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with the children, families, teachers, school officials, law enforcement, first responders and the entire community of Newtown who are impacted by this tragedy. Please know all of us in Colorado are here to support and provide comfort and strength to Connecticut in the days, weeks and months ahead."

The statement is a joint statement from Representatives Perlmutter, DeGette, Polis, Tipton, Gardner, Lamborn, and Coffman; and Senators Udall and Bennet.


You can follow NPR's special coverage of the incident by clicking here.