(Hartford, CT) - U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) issued the following statement on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting:
"As a parent and a public official, my heart and prayers are with these innocent victims, their families, and the entire community. I share the shock of all Connecticut at this hideous, horrific crime of inhuman violence. I will be in close communication with law enforcement and state and local officials to ensure they receive the federal support and resources they need. "