U.S. Senator Angus King released the following statement today regarding the shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.:
"My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those lost today, as well as with all those impacted by this terrible tragedy. I commend the heroism of the first responders who rushed to the scene, and am thankful for our law enforcement officers whose continued vigilance helps to keep us safe. There are few words that can soothe our pain or heal our broken hearts, but as we continue to learn the details of this horrific act, we should take solace in knowing that we stand united, and that with each other's love and support, we can and will move forward together."