Released by the office of U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the shooting of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia:

“The shooting of Mike and Cynthia McLelland is nothing short of a tragedy that has shocked our nation. I have known Mike as someone who embodies the role of a dedicated public servant at all times. This incident and the shooting of Mark Hasse are stark reminders that our law enforcement personnel put their safety and lives on the line every day. Melissa and I join citizens across Texas and our nation in offering our prayers of support and comfort to the McLelland family, friends, and coworkers.
“I am confident that law enforcement at all levels will work to apprehend and prosecute those responsible for these brazen murders.”