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Gov. Pence releases statement on Martin's Super Market shooting

Gov. Mike Pence released a statement on the Martin's Super Market shooting that happened Wednesday night, Jan. 15.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 16, 2014 at 10:21 a.m.

Gov. Mike Pence released a statement on Thursday morning regarding a shooting that left three people dead at the Martin's Super Market store located at 3900 E. Bristol Street in Elkhart.

An unidentified shooter, described as a 22-year-old white man from the Elkhart area, killed two women before being shot by police, according to Elkhart and state police. The two women killed were a 20-year-old employee and a 44-year-old shopper.

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Here's Pence's full statement: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life suffered last night during the shooting at Martin's Supermarket in Elkhart. I commend the Elkhart Police Department for courageously intervening and bringing the incident to a swift conclusion. The First Lady and I extend our condolences to the families of the victims and offer our prayers to the entire community during this difficult time.”

Martin's Super Markets also released a statement earlier Thursday morning.

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