Members of the House and Senate from Washington state reacted with sadness to Friday’s shooting at a high school near Seattle.

A male student, identified by a government official as Jaylen Fryberg, opened fire in the cafeteria. He killed one student and injured four others before killing himself, according to the Associated Press.

“I’m heartbroken and deeply saddened by the news of today’s tragedy at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, students, their families, school faculty, staff and all those affected by today’s shooting,” said Rep. Suzan Delbene (D-Wash.).


She was joined by many of her colleagues in the House and Senate.

“We pray for the impacted families, students and the community, who have suffered this unbelievable tragedy,” said Sen. Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellFive tech stories to watch in 2020 Hillicon Valley: House panel unveils draft of privacy bill | Senate committee approves bill to sanction Russia | Dems ask HUD to review use of facial recognition | Uber settles sexual harassment charges for .4M Key House committee offers online privacy bill draft MORE (D-Wash.)

“I pray for a quick recovery for the injured students, and I mourn with the rest of our community for those who lost their lives today,” said Rep. Dave ReichertDavid (Dave) George ReichertBottom Line The most expensive congressional races of the last decade Lymphedema Treatment Act would provide a commonsense solution to a fixable problem MORE (R-Wash.)

“As a father of two teenage boys, my heart breaks as I consider the families who were given the worst news imaginable today,” said Rep. Rick LarsenRichard (Rick) Ray LarsenAviation chairmen cite safety, new tech among concerns for the future The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Better Medicare Alliance - Diplomat's 'powerful' testimony and 'lynching' attract headlines The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Better Medicare Alliance - Trump's impeachment plea to Republicans MORE (D-Wash.).