Inslee’s remarks regarding the shooting at Umpqua Community College

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The governor held a general media avail earlier today where he made brief remarks about the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. Below is a transcript of his remarks which can be viewed online at here: (additional Q&A related to the shooting at the 7:52 mark).

“Clearly our hearts are heavy right now with these losses at Umpqua College in Oregon. The sadness is difficult to comprehend, to have yet another act of this violence. In moments like that you just feel a profound sense of loss and all of us, I hope, will look for any way we can to find ways to reduce these acts. This is a national scourge.”

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Jaime Smith
Governor Inslee’s Communications Office