Gov. Abbott releases statement on downtown Austin shooting

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Photo by Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool/Getty Images)

AUSTIN, Texas (KVEO) — Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement on the shooting in downtown Austin.

Abbott spoke on the actions taken since the shooting, as well as a message for Texans.

“The Texas Department of Public Safety is working closely with Austin Police to respond to this shooting and ensure that the perpetrators are captured and punished to the fullest extent of the law. Thank you to APD and first responders for quickly responding to the scene and saving lives. Cecilia and I ask our fellow Texans to join us in prayer for those who were injured.”

Governor Greg Abbott

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