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Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Midland-Odessa Shooting

HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement in response to the shooting in Midland-Odessa:

"Heidi and I are heartbroken by this heinous attack, and we are lifting up in prayer all the victims, their families, and the entire Midland-Odessa community. We are thankful for the law enforcement officers who heroically risked their lives and acted swiftly to stop the shooter and save others. Their courage helped prevent even more senseless deaths, and we honor their tireless commitment to protecting us all. We Texans are standing together tonight united against all forms of hatred and violence."