City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor

NEWS ADVISORY

SUBJECT:   Seattle City Council statement on today's shooting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   
3/8/2013  6:16:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061

Council President Sally J. Clark

Seattle City Council statement on today's shooting

Seattle City Council issued the following statement regarding this afternoon's shooting:

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bill Keller and his family at this time. Through his work at the Associated Recreation Council (ARC), we have gotten to know Bill as a longtime advocate for kids and adults in Seattle, creating programming that enlivens every corner of our city.

"Seattle's Parks and Recreation Department staff pride themselves on safe and educational programming and facilities. The partnership we have with ARC brightens and improves the lives of thousands of children and adults in our city."