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 CantwellSenators grill safety regulator over self-driving cars Hillicon Valley: Commerce extends Huawei waiver | Senate Dems unveil privacy bill priorities | House funding measure extends surveillance program | Trump to tour Apple factory | GOP bill would restrict US data going to China Senate Democrats unveil priorities for federal privacy bill 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 ReichertLymphedema Treatment Act would provide a commonsense solution to a fixable problem Yoder, Messer land on K Street Ex-GOP lawmaker from Washington joins lobbying firm 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.).