Canadian Leaders React to Saskatchewan Shooting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

La Loche Saskatchewan was shocked by a school shooting Friday afternoon.  RC.M.P. reports 4 people are dead, and they have a suspect in custody.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement from Davos, Switzerland extending his condolences.  “Sophie and I offer the families and friends of the victims our deepest condolences on this darkest of days.”   Trudeau is being regularly updated on the situation by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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La Loche Community School

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark shared her shock at what happened. “Gun violence is always shocking- but there is no comprehending the evil that would harm a child.”  Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall extended his condolences in a Facebook posting : “My thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims, their families, and friends, and all the people of the community.”

Media reports say members of the alleged gunman’s family are among the victims.