August 30, 2012

Manchin Statement on Fatal Shooting of State Police Officer

Charleston, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) issued the following statement about the State Police officer who was killed and the law enforcement officers who were injured in the line of duty on Tuesday night.  

“Gayle and I were deeply saddened when we learned of this terrible incident and immediately prayed for the fallen officer, those who were injured, and their families. Our law enforcement and first responders perform an amazing job each and every day, never blinking in the sight of danger. We join with fellow West Virginians as we continue to keep these officers and their loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.”