Senator Scott Statement on Tragedy in Baton Rouge

Charleston, SC – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statement below following the tragic events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this morning that have three police officers dead and multiple more wounded.

“My prayers are with the families of the officers killed and injured in Baton Rouge this morning. Our law enforcement officers rush towards danger to protect the rest of us every single day, and it is horrifying to see a tragedy like this occur.

This violence must stop; more bloodshed is not the answer – not now, not ever. I will continue, and step up, my efforts to find the path forward.”