Celebrities React to Tragic Charleston Church Shooting
Nine people are confirmed dead after someone opened fire on a historic African-American church on Wednesday (June 17) in Charleston, S.C.
According to CNN, the gunman is still at large after shooting inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Eight people were pronounced dead at the scene, while two others were transported to the hospital where one sadly died.
The suspect is being described by police as a clean-shaven white man in his 20s with a slender build. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans, and boots.
Hollywood immediately took to social media to react to the unspeakable tragedy. You can see some of their reactions below:
Heartbreaking news from Charleston – my thoughts and prayers are with you all. -H
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 18, 2015
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Sending prayers to all of those touched by the horrific tragedy in Charleston…🙏🏻
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) June 18, 2015
— Rachel Dratch (@TheRealDratch) June 18, 2015
The media should be ashamed. 3 hours to get on air and then gives detailed suspect description WITHOUT mentioning his race. #Charleston
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) June 18, 2015
Devastated for the congregation, the community and especially the families of those lost in Charleston tonight.
— Thomas Sadoski (@ThomasSadoski) June 18, 2015