Washington Navy Yard Shooting: Celebrities React on Twitter to Horror
Gunmen killed at least 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, murdering office workers at a military installation near Capitol Hill and the White House. One of the assailants, Aaron Alexis, was shot dead by law enforcement personnel; it’s believed that at least one more suspect is still at large. No clear motive for the shooting rampage has been established.
President Obama and many celebrities responded on Twitter to the horrific event. See what some of them had to say below.
“We send our thoughts and prayers to all at the Navy Yard who’ve been touched by this tragedy.” —President Obama
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard #NavyYardShooting
— Dr. Mehmet Oz (@DrOz) September 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in Colorado dealing with the floods and also to everyone in D.C at the Navy Ship Yard shooting!
— Michael Strahan (@michaelstrahan) September 16, 2013
thinking about everyone at the Navy Yard in DC affected by this shooting. hopefully this will get resolved soon. ck
— Lady Antebellum (@ladyantebellum) September 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the tragedy at Washington Navy Yard.
— Ken Jeong (@kenjeong) September 16, 2013
Another mass shooting. So sad. My heart goes out to the families and loved ones of the victims of the #NavyYardShooting.
— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) September 16, 2013
crazy what happened in DC this morning #NavyYardShooting our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the victims
— Pitbull (@Pitbull) September 16, 2013
My heart goes out to all affected in DC #Navy RT @BreakingNews: Washington, DC, 13 total fatalities, … http://t.co/ved19lwZcQ
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) September 16, 2013
My heart goes out to the victims and their loved ones of the #NavyYardShooting today.
— Lauren Conrad (@LaurenConrad) September 16, 2013
The #NavyYardShooting is quite sad. My heart goes out to the victims’ families.
— Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) September 16, 2013