Reaction: Fleming responds to Lafayette theater shooting


WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the horrific shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, LA.

“My wife, Cindy, and I were horrified to hear of the senseless shooting in Louisiana. Our prayers are with the victims recovering, and family members of those that died. I do however praise the quick actions taken by the first responders, as well as civilians in the theater, to ensure the tragedy didn’t escalate further. While investigators look into why this incident happened, I ask that you join me in prayer for all those involved.”

Dr. John Fleming is Chairman of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans and is a member of the House Armed Services Committee. He is a physician and small business owner and represents the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana.



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