A horrible mass shooting that occurred at Umpqua Community College shook the town of Roseburg, Oregon. Celebrities like Cole Sprouse, Maroon 5, and more are sending their condolences to the community.
While many in Roseburg, Oregon are dealing with the aftermath of the Umpqua Community College shooting, many celebrities are reaching out to send prayers to those affected by the incident. Click to read what Cole Sprouse, 23, Maroon 5, and more had to say about the horrific shooting here.
President Obama, 54, wasn’t the only public figure that had something to say about the mass shooting in Oregon. The Commander in Chief took the tragic event as an opportunity to call for safer gun laws and other celebrities took to their Twitter accounts to send their condolences. See what celebrities like Eva Longoria, 40, Lance Bass, 36, and more had to say about the shooting below.
— Cole C. Sprouse (@colesprouse) October 1, 2015
My heart aches for Umqua College in Oregon right now. This story is sadly too familiar these days.
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) October 1, 2015
Oh God. My head is reeling. I'm so sorry and so sad for the victims in Oregon. My prayers are with you. 💔
— Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles) October 1, 2015
My hearts and prayers for those in Oregon. https://t.co/NW1rNBVvP1
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) October 1, 2015
Our hearts go out to the victims of the #UCCShooting, all the way from here in New Zealand.
— Maroon 5 (@maroon5) October 1, 2015
Another school shooting…this is awful. Why can't we fix this?!! Prayers to all involved! Ugh so sad !! #UCCShooting
— maria menounos (@mariamenounos) October 1, 2015
So terrible. My thoughts are with all of those at Umpqua Community College. #UCCShooting.
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) October 1, 2015
This shooting in Oregon is pathetic and abhorrent. My heart goes out. It's such a useless tragedy.
— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) October 1, 2015
Heartbroken to hear of another shooting. So many lives lost. Thoughts and prayers are with the victims & families. https://t.co/ywU7UC5np2
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) October 1, 2015
Heading home to roseburg tonight. Everyone send thoughts and prayers to the families
— alek skarlatos (@alekskarlatos) October 2, 2015
Mass Shooting At Oregon Community College Leaves 10 Dead — Including Gunman
On the morning of Oct. 1, Chris Harper Mercer, 26, decided to open fire on the students who attended Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. His actions allegedly left 9 people dead and roughly 7 people injured. After local law enforcement arrived on the scene, they engaged in a gunfire with the suspect that resulted in his death.
As the shooting was going on, an eyewitness claimed that the gunman would ask students what their religious beliefs were before turning the gun on them. Kortney Moore, an 18-year-old student, was in her Writing 115 class in UCC’s Snyder Hall when the massacre began, reports NRToday. The student watched as her teacher was shot in the head, before the gunman reportedly told everyone to get down on the ground. One by one, the shooter allegedly told each person to stand up and say their religion before he pulled the trigger on them. Kortney reportedly saved herself by lying among the bodies of people who were already shot.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and Roseburg community during this difficult time.
— Michelle Phi