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Governor Abbott Statement On Waco Shootings

Monday, May 18, 2015  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release
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Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement on the gang-related violence that took place in Waco, TX on Sunday:

“Texas will not stand for the type of lawlessness we witnessed in Waco yesterday. My office, along with law enforcement agencies at the local, state and federal levels, is committed to providing any and all resources needed to support the Waco Police Department and the local community. I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the first responders who put themselves in harm's way to protect innocent lives.”