Cantwell Statement on Shooting at Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' Event

SEATTLE, WA – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement on the shooting at Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ event in Tucson, Arizona:
“I am shocked and saddened by the news of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
“An unthinkable tragedy has occurred injuring this bright, talented Congresswoman.
“She is an incredible leader on important 21st century issues of clean energy, border security, and the innovation economy.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and Congressional staff. And our prayers also go out to all those who lost their lives or have been injured by this senseless shooting.”