Hanna issues statement on tragedy in Herkimer County

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna issued a statement in regards to the Herkimer County Shooting Spree.

“I am deeply saddened by this heartbreaking and senseless event. My sympathy and prayers go out to the victims, their families and the entire Valley community. My wife and I pray for a full recovery of the two who are wounded.

“I am extremely proud of the professionalism and bravery of police forces at all levels: our local officers, the Herkimer County Sheriff’s deputies, the New York State Police and the FBI, including the fatally shot K9 officer. I commend their efforts to bring a horrifying situation to a close without further violence. They should know their performance is a great comfort to this community.

“Together, we will grieve during this difficult time.”

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