Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Navy Yard in Washington, DC:
"My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the people whose loved ones were victims of today's terrible tragedy. I wish recovery for those still fighting to survive. And I offer my thanks to the many first responders who risked their lives while trying to save others. I will be following this story closely to learn more information about today's horrific event."