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Statement from NALC President Fredric Rolando on the Lamar Annex Shooting in Memphis

“The men and women of the National Association of Letter Carriers are deeply saddened by Tuesday’s fatal shooting at the East Lamar Carrier Annex in Memphis, Tennessee. We extend our condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of the victims. NALC stands ready to support and assist members and their families who have been affected. In addition, we will collaborate with our local branch to investigate what led to this shooting and will work with postal management to address any underlying issues. NALC has fought to eliminate workplace violence since the 1990s when such incidents were far too common, and we will focus those efforts on this terrible tragedy in the days and weeks ahead."