Brewer issued a statement asking all Arizonans to join her in prayer for the victims and their families. She also says she is confident the perpetrators would be brought to justice. Other Arizona politicians also issued statements about the tragedy.
Attorney General Tom Horne called the bombings "nothing less than despicable and cowardly attacks on innocent people."
House Speaker Andy Tobin says he is baffled by the motives of what he called a "senseless act" and is praying for the people of Boston.