“There really are no words to describe the tragic and senseless acts that took place yesterday,” said Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll. “Our thoughts go out to all of the victims and their families in this time of tremendous sorrow. Salem stands ready to offer any and all assistance we can to our neighbors and friends in Boston. We are united as a commonwealth and as a country in the face of these terrible acts. Salem is prepared to do all that we can to see that the cowards responsible for yesterday’s atrocities are brought to justice.”
Any witness who may have information concerning yesterday’s attack is asked to contact the Boston Police at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477). Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s hotline for the families of victims is 617-635-4500. The Red Cross is also maintaining a registry of people from the event at https://safeandwell.communityos.org.