(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Scott Murphy made a statement regarding the shooting at Arapahoe High School Friday night.

“Our hearts, our prayers go out to all the families that have been affected in so many ways,” said Murphy.

Murphy stated that the entire community was suffering but that they were strong communities that will get through this tragedy.

He also thanked the sheriff’s department for their quick response.

“I must thank the administrators, the teachers and the students of Arapahoe High School who were well prepared quite frankly because of the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Department and everything that’s been done for us over the years to be prepared for incidents that we hoped would never happen,” said Murphy.

Murphy also said that the school will be closed on Monday so that the police can continue their investigation. He thanked everyone for their cooperation and asked that everyone keep the community in their thoughts.

“Let us all keep the students and the families in our communities in our prayers,” said Murphy.


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