New York

24 May 2022

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on the shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is deeply shocked and saddened by the heinous mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.  It is particularly heart-wrenching that most of the victims are children.
The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and to the entire community.