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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 20, 2020

Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on the Killing of Judge Salas’ Son and the Shooting of Her Husband

Attorney General William P. Barr has issued the following statement:

“On behalf of the entire Justice Department, I send my deepest condolences to Judge Salas and her family on the death of their son and wish her husband a swift and complete recovery.  This kind of lawless, evil action carried out against a member of the federal judiciary will not be tolerated, and I have ordered the full resources of the FBI and U.S. Marshals Service to investigate the matter.”

Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 
20-673
Updated July 20, 2020