MADISON – The following is a statement from State Senator LaTonya Johnson and State Representative Evan Goyke regarding the tragic workplace shooting that occurred on Wednesday, February 26:
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those who were killed or injured in the devastating workplace shooting in Milwaukee on Wednesday. Our hearts go out to everyone affected during this unimaginable time.
Acts of violence like this shake our communities to their core. We all deserve to feel safe at home, at work, and in our community.
We are grateful to the first responders and law enforcement personnel who responded to this tragic incident. We appreciate their brave work and dedication to our community.
Molson Coors is a part of our community and we are a part of theirs. They have been a part of Milwaukee’s near west side for over 100 years. We grieve over the loss of life and pledge to work to build the safest community we can. We are grateful for all that Molson Coors has done in conjunction with the Near Westside Partners to bring our neighborhoods together.”