FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2023
Mayor Noble statement about the vicious attack at the Kingston High School:
I am shocked and saddened by the horrific and violent incident at Kingston High School on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. I wholeheartedly condemn this violence and stand ready to help in any way.
As Mayor and as a father, I want all of our families in Kingston to fully understand that the safety of our children is of the utmost importance to me. I stand in partnership with Kingston Schools, prepared to take all necessary action to protect the safety of all school students.
I have been in contact with Superintendent Padalino and have directed the Kingston Police Department to provide full and ongoing assistance. Superintendent Padalino, Kingston Police Chief Tinti and I plan to meet to discuss continuing safety measures within our schools. We will continue to engage in a larger conversation with the community, to further improve the sense of safety and belonging in our schools.
I want to express my sympathy to the victim and their family, and I wish for his quick and complete recovery. There is absolutely no place for this conduct in our community.
The Kingston Police Department’s investigation of this incident is ongoing.