WINTHROP, MA - Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) released the following statement in response to the tragic shooting in Winthrop, MA yesterday.

“I am heartbroken and outraged by yesterday’s tragedy in Winthrop. I mourn with David Green and Ramona Cooper’s families and friends who are now living with unspeakable loss. And I want to thank the first responders and police officers who bravely intervened and controlled the situation before more lives were taken.

“While some details are still unknown, we have learned that our community has been targeted by hate-fueled violence, a reality that is far too common in America. The shooter was motivated by anti-Semitism and racism and was ready to inflict even greater harm on our community. 

“In this time of mourning, we must stand together and reject these abhorrent values. Hate has no place here or anywhere.”

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