Statement by State Superintendent Dr. Henry Marockie on Lincoln County Tragedy

October 26, 1999

11 a.m.  

"We are saddened by the tragedy this morning at Guyan Valley High School. At the present time, we are still accumulating information. We pledge our support and assistance to Lincoln County during this trying time, and we extend our heartfelt condolences."  

"It is our understanding that the shooting took place a little before 6 a.m., so students were not at the school and were not in any danger. While we are saddened by this tragedy, we are thankful that students were not in any danger and were not the target of the assailant."

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