El Paso County Statement Regarding Shooting in Colorado Springs

El Paso County, CO, May 9, 2021 – The El Paso Board of County Commissioners released the following statement in response to today’s shooting in Colorado Springs:

“El Paso County is devastated by the senseless act of violence carried out last night resulting in the death of innocent citizens at a birthday party. We offer our sincere prayers to the families of the victims, the first responders, and those in law enforcement who must investigate this tragic crime. We pray for peace and healing within our community. We stand ready to offer any support to our brothers and sisters in the City of Colorado Springs.”

Stan VanderWerf

Board Chair