The City has released a statement regarding the horrific events that unfolded in Uvalde, Texas on May 24 where a gunman killed 19 elementary school children and two teachers.
“The City of Sweetwater extends its deepest condolences to the victims of the horrific tragedy in Uvalde, and to their families and loved ones. Our community, full of faithful and wonderful people, prays for those that were affected by yesterday’s events. Evil exists in many forms, and we have to fight it together. We will keep the community of Uvalde in our thoughts and prayers always.” - David A. Vela, City of Sweetwater City Manager.