Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis (D) verbalized Saturday the incident of a driver slamming into spectators “at the commencement of a pride parade in South Florida, killing one man and earnestly injuring another” was “a terrorist attack against the LGBT community.”
“This is a terrorist attack against the LGBT community,” Trantalis, who was in attendance, told WPLG. “This is precisely what it is. Hardly a contingency. It was deliberate, it was premeditated, and it was targeted against a concrete person. Luckily they missed that person, but lamentably, they hit two other people.”
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-NY) was additionally attending the event with her staff and issued a verbal expression, marking herself safe. “I am deeply shaken and devastated that a life was disoriented and others earnestly injured at tonight’s Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade,” Schultz verbally expressed.
“My staff, volunteers and I are, thankfully, safe. I want to thank our first responders for their heroic efforts as both police and emergency medical personnel stepped into action expeditiously,” she perpetuated. “We’re praying for the victims and their profoundly relished ones as law enforcement investigates and I am providing them with whatever assistance I can. I am so heartbroken by what took place at this celebration.”
Not everyone considered the incident a terrorist attack. President of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus Justin Knight verbally expressed Saturday that both the driver and the victims of a contingency were a component of his group.
“Our cerebrations and prayers are with those affected by the tragic contingency that occurred when the Stonewall Pride Parade was just getting commenced,” Knight indited in a verbal expression. “Our fellow Chorus members were those injured and the driver was additionally a component of the Chorus family. To my cognizance, this was not an assailment on the LGBTQ community. We anticipate more details to follow and ask for the community’s love and support.”
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