Governor Tomblin Issues Statement on Clay County Incident


CLAY COUNTY, W.Va.--Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued the following statement tonight:

"Early this evening several police officers were shot in the line of duty in Clay County. As we wait to hear from law enforcement and medical personnel on the conditions of these officers, Joanne and I hold them and their families in our prayers, and ask all West Virginians to join us. This tragedy reminds us of the sacrifices that our law enforcement officers make every day to keep us safe."

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