Statement from Coast Guard 1st District Commander regarding Bourne shooting

1st Coast Guard District NewsBOSTON — Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, commander of the First Coast Guard District, offers the following message regarding the Thursday morning shooting incident in Bourne, Massachusetts that involved three Coast Guard members.

“Today the Coast Guard family suffered a tragic loss. I am saddened to report that we lost a team member this morning to an act of violence. Another Coast Guard member and a Bourne police officer were injured in the same incident. We have chaplains and counselors on site to support friends and families affected by this crime. Coast Guard Investigative Service personnel are supporting the Massachusetts State Police investigation. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been touched by today’s sad event.”

As the First District commander, Rear Adm. Fagan oversees Coast Guard units from the Canadian border in Maine to northern New Jersey.

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3 Comments

  1. Teresa Doneth says:

    MAY GOD BLESS THE FALLEN GUARDSMAN . PLEASE PRAY FOR THEIR FAMILY! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! YOU ARE LOVED AND APPRECIATED! I’M SURE GOD WELCOMED YOU WITH OPEN ARMS! WE WILL SEE YOU ONE DAY! LOVE PEACE TO ALL!

  2. jeffhundley says:

    Semper. broadest
    semper paratus

  3. Heather Kendall says:

    Fair winds and following seas shipmate. Our prayers go out to you and your families. God bless.