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Governor Dayton Honors Victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

December 14, 2012

St. Paul – Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement regarding the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut:

"This dastardly, cold-blooded murder of innocent children and their educators by a deranged individual shocks Minnesotans.  All of our children, their parents, and all of their teachers should feel certain every day that their safety is the paramount concern.  The deepest condolences of Minnesotans go to the parents and families of the victims of this horrific act."

As a sign of respect for the victims of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newton, Connecticut, Governor Mark Dayton has signed a proclamation ordering all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota from today, Friday, December 14, 2012, until sunset on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

The proclamation can be downloaded on the Governor’s website here.