Colorado Dem rethinks some public events after Arizona shooting

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) is mulling whether or not he should continue with a series of public meetings billed as "Government in the Grocery" events. 

In light of Saturday's shooting in Arizona that killed six people and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) in critical condition after being shot in the head, a spokeswoman for Perlmutter said the congressman is weighing changes to the constituent meetings he has held in grocery stores in his district since 2006. 

"We are going to be talking with law enforcement, with grocery stores in our district and with our staff just to evaluate the program in the coming days and determine how to move forward," Perlmutter spokeswoman Leslie Oliver told Colorado's KUNC Radio

Oliver said it has yet to be decided whether two upcoming "Government in the Grocery" events will take place.

Saturday's shooting occurred outside a Safeway in Tucson at an event billed by Giffords as "Congress on Your Corner."

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