Governor Gary R. Herbert today released the following statement regarding the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut:
I am shocked and deeply saddened at the tragic and senseless loss of so many of our nation's innocent children today. To those mourning in Connecticut, the people of Utah mourn with you. Jeanette and I extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the families and community who grieve this senseless tragedy. May they find healing and peace; may we all hold those we love a little tighter today.