TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — Kansas leaders are tweeting reaction after an active shooter opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday.
At least 17 people were killed in the shooting and a number of others were injured in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School according to Broward Co. Sheriff, Scott Israel.
“Our hearts go out to our brothers and sisters impacted by the tragic act of violence in Florida. When confronted with such evil, we must come together, turn our eyes towards what is good by serving our communities, our neighbors and proving that love will always triumph over hate,” said Gov. Jeff Colyer in a tweet on Wednesday evening.
“I am deeply saddened by today’s tragic shooting in Florida. My prayers are with all the victims and their loved ones. Thank you to all law enforcement and first responders on the scene.” said Sen. Pat Roberts in a tweet.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the students, teachers, and first responders at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,” said Rep. Roger Marshall on twitter.
Rep. Ron Estes said on Twitter, “My family and I are praying for everyone at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.”
“Horrific news out of Florida. Praying for the victims, their loved ones, and the doctors and nurses currently saving lives as we speak. Thankful for the heroic first responders who prevented further loss of life today,” tweeted Rep. Kevin Yoder.