Durbin Statement Marking One Year Since The Highland Park Shooting

HIGHLAND PARK – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released the following statement marking one year since the shooting in Highland Park, Illinois:  

“As we mark one year since the shooting in Highland Park, my sincerest condolences go to the families, friends, and loved ones of Katie Goldstein, Irina McCarthy, Kevin Michael McCarthy, Stephen Straus, Jacki Lovi Sundheim, Nicolás Toledo, and Eduardo Uvaldo—as well as those who were injured or subjected to the trauma of the shooting.

“I also want to express my gratitude to the law enforcement officers, medical personnel, and emergency responders who responded to the shooting with professionalism, dedication, and bravery.

“My heart is heavy, and it aches for Highland Park today.  As a member of Congress and proud Senator for the great State of Illinois, I will not stop seeking pathways to prevent the next heartbreaking shooting.”