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The Times
  • Hanna issues statement on tragedy in Herkimer County

  • U.S. Representative Richard Hanna Thursday issued a statement about Wednesday’s shooting tragedy in Herkimer County.

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  • U.S. Representative Richard Hanna Thursday issued a statement about Wednesday’s shooting tragedy in Herkimer County.
    The statement reads:
    “I am deeply saddened by this heartbreaking and senseless event. My sympathy and prayers go out to the victims, their families and the entire Mohawk Valley community. My wife and I pray for a full recovery of the two who are wounded.
    “I am extremely proud of the professionalism and bravery of police forces at all levels: our local officers, the Herkimer County Sheriff’s deputies, the New York State Police and the FBI, including the fatally shot K9 officer. I commend their efforts to bring a horrifying situation to a close without further violence. They should know their performance is a great comfort to this community.
    “Together, we will grieve during this difficult time.”
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