Congressman John Tierney released the following statement today in response to news that more than 20 children and adults were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
"The news coming out of Connecticut today is heart wrenching. My deepest sympathies go to the families and friends of those killed. This kind of tragedy leaves us all searching for answers. I join Americans around the country in keeping those impacted by today's events in our hearts and prayers, and voicing gratitude to the first responders involved today and those who serve our country every day," Congressman Tierney said.