Leader Cantor Statement On Virginia Tech Shootings
December 8, 2011
Contact: Doug Heye, Megan Whittemore

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) released the following statement regarding the shootings at Virginia Tech:

"We are all saddened and stunned to hear about the tragedy at Virginia Tech today. Such violence is never easy to explain, and cuts to our core - especially on a campus that has experienced such grief in the past. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families and the entire Hokie Community. We also pray for the law enforcement officials who are risking their own lives to keep the Virginia Tech campus safe."