Transcript for Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy: 'You Can Never Be Prepared'
Earlier today and aid. Tragedy of unspeakable terms played itself out. In this. Community. Lieutenant governor and I have been. -- in -- and an attempt that we might be prepared for something like this playing itself out in our state. You can -- be prepared him for this kind of incident. What has happened -- what has transpired at that school building. Will leave -- mark on this community and that every family. Impact and I only. Pass that. All of our fellow citizens here in the United States and around the world who -- already offered to. Their assistance remember all of the victims. In their prayers. You audio the media we will do our best to keep -- is informed. As we can. After I'm done speaking. -- Representative of the state police will speak to you and -- give you some additional. Information. Earlier today a number of our citizens. Beautiful children. Have their life taken away from. As well as adults. Whose responsibility it was to educate and supervise those children. The perpetrators of the crime is dead. As is an individual. Who. The perpetrators live US. Without I'm gonna turn it over to Paul Vance -- answer. And we'll give you some additional information. And then later in the day perhaps we'll speak again. Again I think on behalf of the people of the state of Connecticut. We extend our condolences as I have at the firehouse. Two. The parents of these. These children as well as adults that are there. I want to thank the president. Has been on the phone. With us today. -- around his statement released -- you a little while ago as well as the statements he made to me. Earlier today much earlier today. As the hours race by. And what that I should also say that there -- number of public officials including the first black woman who has been. On site. Throughout the day. We have. State representative state senator other select people who are here. We have the superintendent of schools. Who has. Wonderful work. In helping us. Get the information necessary to begin. The process -- that will be ongoing for a number of hours. Advance I want to thank. Senator Blumenthal and senator elect Murphy for also joining us.
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