Statement on the tragedy in Sutherland Springs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Kenny Marchant (TX-24) released this statement following the horrific tragedy at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX:

“Members of our Texas family, in their place of worship, were taken from us by a cowardly act of evil during Sunday morning service in Sutherland Springs,” said Marchant. “We’re saddened by this tragedy and united in our gratitude for the first responders — both private citizens and public servants. Please join me in prayer, lifting up the victims, their families, and all members of our Texas family affected by this senseless violence.”