Statement from the Oak Park Public Library, following the shooting death of Taylor Simpson, the 17-year-old grandson of District 200 Superintendent Dr. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams:

"Our heartfelt condolences to District 200 Superintendent Dr. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams on the death of her grandson in University City, Missouri. 

During her many years there, Dr. Pruitt-Adams had a profoundly positive impact in the University City community, as she has locally since her arrival last summer. We join many others in mourning this terrible loss suffered by Dr. Pruitt-Adams and her family. 

In the midst of their grief, our thoughts and prayers are with them."