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Statement on Shooting in Newtown

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Location: Minneapolis, MN

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut:

"I am shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic shooting today in a Connecticut elementary school that took the lives of 27, including 18 children. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and victims. As a father, I cannot imagine the pain and grief that comes from losing a child in such a senseless tragedy. While we do not yet know the full details of what happened today, I know our nation will come together to support the community of Newtown."


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