A press release from 16th congressional district U.S. Representative Don Manzullo:
Rep. Manzullo Condemns Shooting of Rep. Giffords, Others at Arizona Market
(WASHINGTON) Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) issued the following statement today in response to the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and many others during an open house she was hosting at a supermarket in Tuscon.
Giffords is listed in critical condition at an Arizona hospital and at least five are dead, including U.S. District Judge John Roll and a 9-year-old girl.
“We are shocked and saddened by the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others this morning during a meeting she was hosting with her constituents at a local supermarket,” Manzullo said.
“Congresswoman Giffords and I serve together on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and she is well liked and well respected by all who know her.
“We pray for a speedy recovery for Congresswoman Giffords and the other injured as we mourn those who lost their lives today in this senseless tragedy.”