Hillary Clinton Statement on Shooting of Police Officers in Baton Rouge


Today, a gunman in Baton Rouge, Louisiana shot and killed three police officers and wounded three more. The shooing appears to have been carried out by a single shooter, and details are continuing to be released. Hillary Clinton released a statement condemning violence and calling for everyone to not turn against each other calling today’s attack “an assault on all of us.” Clinton’s full statement is below.

“Today’s devastating assault on police officers in Baton Rouge is an assault on all of us. There is no justification for violence, for hate, for attacks on men and women who put their lives on the line every day in service of our families and communities.

We must not turn our backs on each other. We must not be indifferent to each other. We must all stand together to reject violence and strengthen our communities. Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the police officers who were killed and injured today.”

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News Source: The Washington Post