MSP Statement on Attack on Group of People in Virginia

Massachusetts State Police Release — 08122017 — MSP Statement on Attack on Group of People in Virginia

The Commonwealth Fusion Center, part of the Massachusetts State Police Division of Homeland Security and Preparedness, continues to monitor the investigation into the apparent car attack on a group of people in Virginia. If any confirmed suspects are determined to have any connection to Massachusetts, we will advise other law enforcement agencies and the public as necessary. To date no such connection has been found.

We condemn the bigotry — and those who preach it — that sparked today’s violence. Our prayers tonight are with the victims of this violence fueled by hate, as well as with the police officers and other emergency personnel who responded with professionalism and bravery to today’s events.

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