July 24, 2018

Congresswoman Lee’s Statement on Tragic Attack at MacArthur BART Station

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement regarding the tragic stabbing of Nia and Letifah Wilson on BART:

“Our entire East Bay community is mourning the senseless loss of Nia Wilson, a bright young woman with so much promise. My deepest condolences are with the Wilson family, and I join countless others in praying for Letifah Wilson’s speedy recovery. Thank you to all the first responders and law enforcement officials for their heroic work treating the victims and apprehending the suspect in this heinous crime.

“As we receive more information about this deeply distrubing tragedy in the coming days, I will continue to work with local officials to ensure that our public transit systems are safe for everyone.”