President comments on theater shooting
LAFAYETTE - As federal, state and local authorities continue to canvass a movie theater and other properties following a deadly shooting at a theater here Thursday, the President was learning about the situation while on Air Force One.
"The President directed his team to keep him updated on the investigation and on the status of those injured in the shooting. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at the White House, including the President and First Lady, are with the community of Lafayette, Louisiana, especially the families of those who were killed," Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.
For the latest WBRZ.com report on the shooting, click HERE. There is a news conference at 6:30 a.m.
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