Statement from Ambassador Heyman on Tragic Shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement regarding the shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan:

“On behalf of the government and people of the United States, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of today’s tragic shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan. I hope for the swift and full recovery of the injured victims.

“We have experienced similar tragedies far too often in the United States and understand all too well the heartache and sadness that result from such a horrific event.

“Our thoughts and prayers remain with the victims and their families, the community of La Loche, the residents of Saskatchewan, and all Canadians during this most difficult time.”

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Steve Posivak
Embassy Spokesperson
U.S. Embassy Ottawa
Email: Posivaksj@state.gov