CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE DEPLORES HORRIFIC LAS VEGAS SHOOTING
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October 2, 2017 202-225-3816
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Deplores Horrific Las Vegas Shooting
Congresswoman Jackson Lee: “This is a tragic and horrific attack on innocent people. My condolences and prayers go out to the victims and all those affected by this appalling act of violence. I am afraid this another dastardly act of domestic terrorism.”
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary and Homeland Security and Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, released the following statement on the mass shooting in Nevada that claimed the lives of over fifty and injured more than four hundred at a country music concert.
“Today, we wake up to the news that what is being called the worst mass shooting in our nations’ recent history, has claimed more than 50 lives and injured hundreds more. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, the first responders and the people of Nevada. May God bless them all.
“As we pray for the injured, those who lost their lives, and their families, it is imperative that we begin to investigate and recognize the existence of domestic terrorism and address it in order to save lives. Finally, I would like to thank the first responders for their heroic work, and the good Samaritans who helped in any way they could. Together, they helped saved lives.”
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is a Democrat from Texas’s 18th Congressional District. She is a senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary and Homeland Security and is a Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations.