First Presidency expresses condolences in wake of Connecticut shooting

Published: Friday, Oct. 9 2015 11:01 a.m. MDT

SALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement today:

"We are profoundly saddened by the events this morning at a school in Connecticut. We grieve with all those affected by this tragedy and especially for the families of these little children.

"In this hour of great sorrow we pray the Spirit of our Father in Heaven will provide comfort and peace to all."

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