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Statement by Gov. Perry on Ft. Hood shooting

LONGVIEW, April 3, 2014— On Wednesday evening, a soldier opened fire on fellow service members at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas. At the conclusion of the event, 4 people were dead and 16 more were injured. Below, a statement from Texas Governor Rick Perry regarding the event:

“[Wednesday], Ft. Hood was once again stricken by tragedy. As Texans, our first priority must be caring for the victims and their families. Ft. Hood has proven its resilience before, and will again. Texas will support those efforts in any way we can, with any resources necessary. The thoughts and prayers of all Texans are with everyone affected by this tragedy.”

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