BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Organizations and officials in the Baton Rouge area are reacting to mass nightclub shooting in Orlando that killed 50 people and wounded 53 others.
Governor John Bel Edwards began with a bible quote from Psalm 18:2 and then followed with a statement:
In a statement released by the Capital City Alliance, the organization says:
Former Chief of the New Orleans FBI, Jim Bernazzani, was able to shed some light onto what will happen next in the investigation into the Orlando shooting. He says:
The American Red Cross Louisiana Region has also released a statement about the tragedy. They also have advice about how you can help:
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden released a statement Monday morning about the shooting:
A vigil was held at the Live Oak Lounge in the LSU Student Union Sunday evening.