Mayor expresses condolences following shooting at church in Texas

Wednesday 8 November 2017

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim has expressed his condolences following the recent shooting in a Texas church, which claimed the lives of 26 people.

Mayor Paul Reid

More than 20 others were injured in the attack, with 10 people said to be in a critical condition.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Paul Reid, said: "It was with great shock and sadness that I learned of the dreadful gun attack at a small church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which resulted in the loss of so many lives and left many others seriously injured.

“On behalf of Council and the Borough of Mid and East Antrim, I offer the people of Texas our sincere condolences at this awful time. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn the victims of this dreadful atrocity.”