Trump expresses condolences for Yountville shooting victims

President Trump has expressed his condolences for the victims who were taken hostage and eventually found dead at a California veterans facility Friday.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic situation in Yountville and mourn the loss of three incredible women who cared for our Veterans,” Trump tweeted.

SEE ALSO: Gunman and 3 hostages found dead after Calif. veterans home shooting

According to CNN, the nearly eight-hour standoff came to an end after the suspected gunman, identified as 36-year-old Albert Wong, was found dead along with three female employees he had taken hostage. 

His motive has thus far not been made public, but Wong, a reported veteran and former client of the facility, is believed to have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. 

See photos from the shooting:

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Shots fired at Yountville Veterans' Home in California
YOUNTVILLE, CA - MARCH 09: Vanessa Flores (R) embraces another woman after she leaves the locked down Veterans Home of California during an active shooter turned hostage situation on March 9, 2018 in Yountville, California. A lone gunman opened fire and is holding three hostages inside the largest veterans facility in the United States founded in 1884. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
YOUNTVILLE, CA - MARCH 09: Chris Childs, assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol, speaks at a press conference after an active shooter turned hostage situation at the Veterans Home of California on March 9, 2018 in Yountville, California. A gunman armed with a rifle and three hostages were found dead at the largest veterans facility in the United States founded in 1884. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
YOUNTVILLE, CA - MARCH 09: A Napa County Sheriff's helicopter is seen at a golf course during an active shooter situation at the Veterans Home of California on March 9, 2018 in Yountville, California. A lone gunman opened fire and is holding three hostages inside the largest veterans facility in the United States founded in 1884. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
YOUNTVILLE, CA - MARCH 09: Law enforcement personnel are seen at a building entrance after an active shooter turned hostage situation at the Veterans Home of California on March 9, 2018 in Yountville, California. A military veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder and three hostages were found dead at the largest veterans facility in the United States founded in 1884. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
YOUNTVILLE, CA - MARCH 09: A woman peeks out of a school bus leaving the Veterans Home of California during an active shooter situation on March 9, 2018 in Yountville, California. A lone gunman opened fire and is holding three hostages inside the largest veterans facility in the United States founded in 1884. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

The Veteran's Home is situated past vineyards and the Vintner's Golf Club in Yountville, California, U.S., on Saturday, March 1, 2008. Napa Valley's Yountville, once home to blue-collar workers, military veterans and dive bars, is becoming a haven for business leaders, celebrities and the expensive hotels and restaurants that draw them. Yountville, about 60 miles north of San Francisco, boasts restaurants with more Michelin stars per capita than any city in the U.S.

(Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Yountville Veterans Home Update ⬇️ https://t.co/Y4Wt0dK9kZ
Man with automatic weapon reported at Veterans Home https://t.co/8UXXQ7Gthc
Viewers saw police racing to Veterans Home of California-Yountville, the largest veterans’ home in the United State… https://t.co/w4jMicJN3r
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