Clinton Expresses Shock Over Arkansas Shootings
KAMPALA, Uganda (CNN, March 24) -- President Bill Clinton, in a written statement from Uganda, where he is traveling, said he and the first lady were shocked and heartbroken over the fatal middle school shootings in Arkansas, his home state.
This is the full text of the White House statement:
"Like all Americans, Hillary and I are deeply shocked and heartbroken by this afternoon's horrifying events at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
"We don't know now and we may never fully understand what could have
driven two youths to deliberately shoot into a crowd of their classmates.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the
entire Jonesboro community."