Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia


Sep 18, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding Monday’s tragic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard:

“The horrific events that unfolded at the Washington Navy Yard yesterday mark a tragic time for our nation. I offer my condolences to the families of those men and women killed yesterday, and my thoughts remain with the injured and their loved ones.

I thank all the brave law enforcement officials who worked diligently to secure the area and prevent any further instances of violence during yesterday’s prolonged periods of uncertainty following the shootings. As a Member of Congress, I will continue to stand with the members of our armed forces and all those affected by this tragedy during this difficult time and in the future.”