Fox6: Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi pens editorial following mass shooting in California

SOURCE: Fox6 Milwaukee
POSTED: 9:07 PM, December 2, 2015, BY Katie Delong

SAN BERNARDINO/OAK CREEK — At least 14 people were killed in a mass shooting incident in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, December 2nd. As of Wednesday night, officials said two suspects had been killed, and a third person had been detained.

Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi, who had to deal with a mass shooting incident in his community in August of 2012, penned an editorial following this latest incident.

On August 5th, 2012 in Oak Creek, a massacre took place at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek — where 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others.

Below is Mayor Scaffidi’s editorial:

“I’ve had enough.

Wednesday afternoon I was greeted by the news from San Bernardino, Calif., that at least 14 people were killed in another mass shooting incident, this time at a public facility.

I’m tormented by the stark realization that as a nation that prides itself as the voice of justice and compassion to the rest of the world, we can’t go through a week’s news cycle without hearing about another mass shooting and innocent people losing their lives, often in the most violent and brutal manner… View Entire Editorial