12/14/2012 - Danbury Mayor Offers Condolences To Victims and Families of Newtown Shooting

For Immediate Release
December 14, 2012
Media Contact: Elisa Munoz
203-797-4511

DANBURY MAYOR OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO VICTIMS AND FAMILIES OF NEWTOWN SHOOTING

On behalf of the entire Danbury community, I would like to extend our deepest condolences to all the victims of the tragic school shooting which took place this morning in Newtown, Connecticut.  The families and loved ones of those who we lost today in this senseless tragedy remain in our prayers.

Mayor Mark Boughton said, “The loss of any individual in our community affects each of us deeply.  We are significantly impacted today by the loss of these young children and those who were protecting them.  Our community will continue to pray for our neighbors in Newtown and for all those who have been affected by this tragedy.”  The Mayor added, “The City of Danbury is ready at a moment’s notice to assist our neighbors in Newtown if needed.”

Mayor Boughton has reached out to Newtown and offered any assistance they might need in addressing the aftermath of the events that took place this morning at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Mayor Boughton would also like to thank the first responders, teachers and staff who acted so heroically today.  Their quick response was undoubtedly instrumental in saving the lives of many.

If you have any questions regarding this press release please contact the Mayor’s Office at 203-797-4511.