Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Nov 6, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas that killed at least 26 and injured 30 individuals:

“Another senseless act of gun violence occurred today, this time while parishioners gathered to pray. I am heartbroken by this tragedy and stand with those mourning the men, women, and children whose lives were cut short. 

“We must we grieve for the victims, but we also owe them and all those whose lives have been damaged by gun violence more. We must find ways to prevent these atrocities from occurring and better protect our communities.”