Jun 18, 2015, 02:00 ET
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today issued the following statement in response to the shooting in a Charleston (SC) church:
"While the details of the shooting in a Charleston church are still unclear, the nation's mayors are sickened by this news. We stand by Mayor Joe Riley, known as the Dean of America's Mayors, at such a difficult time. Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Charleston and their families."
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