Governor Robert Bentley issues statement on UPS Center shooting

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has issued a statement regarding the shooting at the UPS Customer Service Center in Birmingham where there have been three deaths confirmed at this point. You can read the full statement below:

“Dianne and I are saddened to learn about the deadly shooting at the UPS Center in Birmingham. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and co-workers of those who died this morning.

I was briefed on the active shooter situation by the Alabama Secretary of Law Enforcement just moments after it occurred.  I commend the quick and efficient response of Birmingham Chief A.C. Roper and his staff at the Birmingham Police Department. Today’s incident is a reminder of the importance of law enforcement training to respond to active shooters.

State law enforcement resources are available and ready to assist if needed as investigators work to determine a cause in this deadly shooting.”

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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