Area lawmakers react to deadly school shooting - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Area lawmakers react to deadly school shooting

Sen. John Boozman (Source: U.S. Senate) Sen. John Boozman (Source: U.S. Senate)
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Lawmakers from around Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri are reacting to the deadly school shooting in Florida.

Arkansas Senator John Boozman released this statement on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill posted this statement on Facebook.

On Wednesday, a former student opened fire at a school in Parkland, Florida where he killed 17 people. Nikolas Cruz been charged with 17 counts of murder.

Copyright 2018 KAIT. All Rights Reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Several dogs killed in mobile home fire

    Several dogs killed in mobile home fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-20 23:17:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-20 23:21:54 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A fire in Fulton County Monday night left a house destroyed and several dogs dead.

    A fire in Fulton County Monday night left a house destroyed and several dogs dead.

  • CASA in need of more male volunteers

    CASA in need of more male volunteers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-02-20 23:00:42 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:20 PM EST2018-02-20 23:20:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

  • Missouri School Violence Hotline helps bring threats to light

    Missouri School Violence Hotline helps bring threats to light

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-02-20 23:16:17 GMT
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)

    Since 2001 the state of Missouri has had a hotline to help report any possible threat. The Missouri School Violence Hotline is a way for both parents and students to let law enforcement know about things going wrong.

    Since 2001 the state of Missouri has had a hotline to help report any possible threat. The Missouri School Violence Hotline is a way for both parents and students to let law enforcement know about things going wrong.

Powered by Frankly