“The White Home is intently monitoring the scenario in Waukesha and our hearts exit to everybody who has been impacted by this horrible incident,” got here a press release from Washington, D.C., in response to FOX 6 of Milwaukee. “We’ve got reached out to state and native officers to supply any assist and help as wanted.”
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers referred to as the parade incident a “mindless act.”
“Kathy and I are praying for Waukesha tonight and all the youngsters, households, and neighborhood members affected by this mindless act,” the governor wrote. “I’m grateful for the primary responders and people who acted rapidly to assist, and we’re involved with native companions as we await extra data.”
Wisconsin’s two U.S. senators additionally issued statements.
“My ideas and prayers for everybody injured in Waukesha’s Christmas parade,” Sen. Ron Johnson wrote. “My gratitude for all legislation enforcement, medical personnel, and neighborhood members who’re responding.”
“The horrific violence on the Waukesha Christmas Parade is simply heartbreaking,” Sen. Tammy Baldwin wrote. “Please preserve the victims in your prayers tonight.”
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