President Trump, speaking from the White House, thanked the law enforcement officers who responded to the deadly garlic festival shooting.
“We thank the brave members of law enforcement. They never let us down, who swiftly killed the shooter,” he said.
Trump called the perpetrator “a wicked murderer” who “opened fire and killed 3 innocent citizens including a young child.”
He offered prayers to the victims.
“We reaffirm our national will to answer violence with the courage, determination and resolve of one American family,” he said.
He continued: “We will continue to work together as communities and as citizens to stop evil, prevent violence and protect the safety of all Americans.”