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Scott Walker Reacts To Wisconsin Shooting

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After a mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on Sunday, Gov. Scott Walker (R) said in a statement, "Our hearts go out to the victims and their families, as we all struggle to comprehend the evil that begets this terrible violence."

Addressing the tragic incident that resulted in numerous deaths and injuries, Walker said, "While the situation in Oak Creek continues to develop rapidly, we are working with the FBI and local law enforcement." He added, "At the same time, we are filled with gratitude for our first responders, who show bravery and selflessness as they put aside their own safety to protect our neighbors and friends."

The gunman was shot and killed by a police officer, according to CNN.

Walker said on Sunday, "While the situation in Oak Creek continues to develop rapidly, we are working with the FBI and local law enforcement. I became aware of the situation late this morning and continue to receive updated briefings."

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