Montana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Shooting Near Sentinel High School in Missoula, Montana
MISSOULA, Mont.–The Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after a shooting near Sentinel High School in Missoula reportedly left two people injured.
On an average day, 96 Americans are killed with guns, and hundreds more are injured. More information about gun violence is available here.
STATEMENT FROM ROXANE WEIKEL, VOLUNTEER LEADER WITH THE MONTANA CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“We’re keeping the families affected by this horrific shooting in our thoughts. This is yet another tragic reminder that we need to do more to reduce gun violence in our communities.”
Did you know?
The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
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