COLUMBUS -- Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today released the following statement:
"The Bluffton University campus is a place of grieving today, and the sadness there is felt across the state of Ohio. I offer my deepest condolences to the families of those lost and to all those whose lives they touched. The loss of someone in the dawn of their adulthood is heartbreaking."
"As we remember those who were lost, we will pray for the recovery of the injured, and look forward to their return to school. The Bluffton University community is close-knit. It is a place where everyone - faculty, staff, and students - know each other."
"I know, that even as they suffer, members of the Bluffton University community will find comfort and strength in each other."
Source: Governor Ted Strickland's Office