CJP Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

CJP is shocked, horrified, and devastated at the murder of at least 58 people in Las Vegas last night in a shooting that left another 515 injured. While we don’t yet know the motive of the shooter, we are all too aware of the excruciating toll gun violence has had on our nation, taking from us young promising lives, shattering families, devastating communities, and eroding our own sense of security and safety.

We express our deepest sympathies to the families of those that lost sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, and friends last night. And we pray for the recovery of the many injured during this terrifying night of deadly violence.

As we share the sorrows of the victims and their families, we pray for a day that our nation – and our world – will know peace.