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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

Rep. Gus Bilirakis Expresses Condolences in Virginia Tech Shootings

April 15, 2007
Press Release

Congressman's Thoughts and Prayers are with those impacted in this tragedy

April 16, 2007 

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-Palm Harbor) issued the following statement on the senseless tragedy on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus:

"Like all Americans, I am shocked and deeply saddened by this horrific event.  This tragedy will not only be mourned by those in the small university town, but by all Americans.  Although all of the details of this brutal act of violence are still unavailable, we do know that this was the worst shooting in U.S. history. 

"Unfortunately, many of our nations brightest have been taken from us.  My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the loved ones who were killed or injured in this senseless act of violence.  May God be with them during their time of need."

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