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Congressman Peter DeFazio

Representing the 4th District of OREGON

Rep. DeFazio Statement on Tragic Shooting at Umpqua Community College

Oct 1, 2015
Press Release

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) released the following statement on the tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College earlier today:

“Today’s shooting in Roseburg is a heartbreaking tragedy, and my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. I want to extend my deepest gratitude to Roseburg’s first responders for their work in responding to the event.  Once we know more about what happened today, I plan to work with my colleagues in Congress to find ways to prevent tragedies such as these.”