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Statement on Connecticut shooting

PM "My thoughts are with the injured and those who have lost loved ones."

Statement from the Prime Minister on the Connecticut shooting.

Prime Minister David Cameron said:

“I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear about today’s horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut that has killed and injured so many innocent people.

“My thoughts are with the injured and those who have lost loved ones. It is heartbreaking to think of those who have had their children robbed from them at such a young age, when they had so much life ahead of them.

“I offer my sincere condolences to the families, to President Obama, Governor Malloy and the American people. The thoughts of the British people are with you all at this very difficult time.”

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