Governor Kevin Stitt calls Tulsa shooting a ‘senseless act of violence’

Oklahoma leaders released statements after police said an active shooter situation at a Tulsa medical center left four people dead. of an active shooter at the Natalie Building of St. Francis Hospital near 61st and Yale. Responding officers heard gunshots on the second floor. They made contact with the victims and the shooter shortly after 5 p.m., confirming that four victims were dead. Police also say the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Kevin Stitt released a statement calling the shooting a “senseless act of violence and hatred”. Sen. James Lankford also said he is praying for victims and their families.>> Related: Hospital Official Asks Community to Pray for Tulsa Kevin Stitt Shooting Victims”What’s Happening happened today in Tulsa is a senseless act of violence and hatred. Sarah and I pray for the families of those who lost their lives and for those who were injured. “I am grateful for the swift and courageous actions of the The Tulsa Police Department and other first responders who did their best to contain a terrible situation. “I have offered Mayor GT Bynum any state resources that may be needed, and I ask all Oklahomans to come together in support of the Saint Francis Health System community and mourn with those whose lives have been lost. been forever changed.” Senator James Lankford ‘Cindy and I are heartbroken to hear the devastating news from Tulsa tonight. We pray for the families of lives that were taken far too soon and for a full recovery for those injured today’ It’s hard to deal with the anger that motivates someone to commit such violence, especially in a place that provides care and healing.”I am in contact with local authorities in Tulsa and will continue to receive updates on the situation. Our law enforcement and first responders have been prepared and equipped to respond to a situation that no one ever wants to respond to. I am grateful for their quick reaction to prevent any further loss of life. of Tulsa.”State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister”Pray for my hometown and my friends in St. Francis and for the violence in our communities to end.”Bishop David Konderla, Diocese of Tulsa”Please join me in prayer for all those who were injured or killed in the shooting that took place tonight at the Natalie Medical Building next to Saint Francis Hospital. Diocese of Tulsa and the Sister of Mercy for their quick response to meet the pastoral needs of those involved in this latest act of mass gun violence. I ask Catholics and all people of faith to pray for the men and women killed today and for th their families who must now mourn a tremendous loss. We must speak louder to defend all human life from conception to natural death, and find ways to stop the slaughter of innocent human beings.”

Oklahoma leaders released statements after police said an active shooter situation at a Tulsa medical center left four people dead.

>> Related: 4 victims killed, suspect dead after active shooter situation at Tulsa Medical Clinic

Shortly after 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, police received a report of an active shooter at the Natalie Building of St. Francis Hospital near 61st and Yale. Responding officers heard gunshots on the second floor.

They made contact with the victims and the shooter shortly after 5 p.m., confirming that four victims were dead. Police also said the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Governor Kevin Stitt released a statement calling the shooting “a senseless act of violence and hatred.” Senator James Lankford also said he was praying for the victims and their families.

>> Related: Hospital official asks community to pray for Tulsa shooting victims

You can read the full statements from Oklahoma leaders below.

Governor Kevin Stitt

“What happened today in Tulsa is a senseless act of violence and hatred. Sarah and I pray for the families of those who lost their lives and for those who were injured.

“I am grateful for the quick and courageous actions of the Tulsa Police Department and other first responders who did their best to contain a terrible situation.

“I have offered Mayor GT Bynum any state resources that may be needed, and I ask all Oklahomans to come together in support of the Saint Francis Health System community and mourn with those whose lives have been lost. been forever changed.”

Senator James Lankford

“Cindy and I are heartbroken to hear the devastating news from Tulsa tonight. We pray for the families of lives that were taken far too soon and for a full recovery for those injured today. He is difficult to process the anger that motivates someone to commit such violence, especially in a place that offers care and healing.

“I am in contact with local authorities in Tulsa and will continue to receive updates on the situation. Our law enforcement and first responders have been prepared and equipped to respond to a situation that no one ever wants respond. I am grateful for their quick response to prevent further loss of life.”

David Holt, Mayor of Oklahoma City

“Oklahoma City’s prayers go out to the victims of the Tulsa shooting, their families, the affected medical professionals and all the people of Tulsa.”

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State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister

“I pray for my hometown and my friends in St. Francis and for the violence in our communities to end.”

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Bishop David Konderla, Diocese of Tulsa

“Please join me in praying for all those injured or killed in the shooting that took place tonight at the Natalie Medical Building next to Saint Francis Hospital.

“Mary Queen of Peace, pray for us.”

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Bishop Paul Coakley, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City

“I commend Bishop Konderla, the priests of the Diocese of Tulsa and the Sister of Mercy for their quick response to meet the pastoral needs of those involved in this latest act of mass gun violence. I ask Catholics and all people of faith to pray for the men and women killed today and for their families who must now mourn a tremendous loss We must speak louder in defense of all human life, from conception to natural end, and find ways to stop the slaughter of innocent human beings.

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