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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14-5

February 03, 2014

CONTACT:

deppressoffice@dep.nyc.gov, (845) 334-7868

Statement of Commissioner Carter Strickland on Shooting at Department of Environmental Protection’s Offices in Kingston, NY

“We are shocked and saddened by the senseless act of violence that occurred early this morning at DEP’s offices in Kingston, N.Y. The thoughts and prayers of all DEP employees are with the victim’s family and loved ones. We will do all we can to support them in the days and months ahead. DEP is fully cooperating with local authorities in their ongoing investigation. Grief counselors will be made available to help DEP employees who have been affected by this tragedy.”

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NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600