National Rifle Association makes statement on Conn. school shooting

December 18, 2012 6:08:53 PM PST
The National Rifle Association says it's "shocked, saddened and heartbroken" by the school killings in Connecticut, and it's pledging "to help to make sure this never happens again."

The nation's largest gun rights organization says it held off making public statements until today to give families time to mourn.

The NRA says it will answer questions at a news conference on Friday.