White Sox statement on Highland Park tragedy, cancel fireworks – NBC Chicago


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The White Sox have released a statement regarding Monday morning’s tragedy at Highland Park.

In the statement, the team expressed its “sincere sympathy to the families and friends of the innocent victims of [Monday’s] horrific shooting and all who have been affected by this tragedy.”

The White Sox also said in the statement after consulting with Major League Baseball that Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Twins will be at 7:10 p.m. CT. Post-match fireworks are cancelled.

A minute’s silence will be observed before the start of Monday’s game.

Here is the full statement:

“Our hearts go out to the community of Highland Park. The entire Chicago White Sox organization sends its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the innocent victims of today’s horrific shooting and to all who were affected by this tragedy. After consultation with Major League Baseball, tonight’s scheduled game against Minnesota will be played at 7:10 p.m. However, the post-game fireworks celebration is cancelled. A moment of silence will take place before the start of tonight’s game.

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