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Posted on: October 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] MPK City Council Extends Condolences to Lewiston, Maine, Mass Shooting Victims and Their Families

MPK News Release - Support for Lewiston Maine

The City Council of Monterey Park extends its deepest condolences and sympathy to the victims and their families affected by the tragic mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine. Our thoughts are with you during this incredibly difficult time.

The entire nation was shaken by the recent events in Lewiston, and we stand in solidarity with the residents of your city as they cope with the aftermath of this senseless act of violence. No community should ever have to endure such a devastating tragedy.

As a city that has also experienced the pain and heartache of mass gun violence, we know the heavy burden and scars that such events leave on a community. Our residents understand all too well the pain of loss and the long road to healing. It is in this shared experience of tragedy that we offer our heartfelt condolences and unwavering support to the people of Lewiston.

As the City of Monterey Park offers its heartfelt condolences to the people of Lewiston, Maine, we also stand united in our determination to prevent such tragedies from occurring in the future. The City of Monterey Park, in the spirit of unity and national concern, urges our country’s leaders to prioritize the need for comprehensive reforms to prevent such incidents from happening again in the future.

Media Contact
City Manager’s Office
City of Monterey Park
(626) 307-1255
cmo@montereypark.ca.gov

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