As we previously reported, on Wednesday evening nine people were fatally shot down after a gunman went on a shooting spree at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. A tenth victim has also been hospitalized.
Unfortunately, the gunman is still at large and the police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the shooter for, what authorities have labeled, the hate crime.
The suspect is described as being a white man in his 20s, 5’9″ in height, and wearing a very “distinctive” sweatshirt.
Many in Hollywood immediately took to Twitter to send their thoughts to the people of Charleston and to comment on this unspeakable tragedy — including Andy Cohen, Kerry Washington, Chris Pratt, Rob Lowe, and Hillary Clinton.
Check out their responses below:
This is so, so sad. What kind of sicko????????
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Andy Cohen (@Andy) June 18, 2015
Plane landed, turned on my phone, and my heart dropped to the floor. Charleston… This is an unbearable loss of lives and innocence.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June 18, 2015
Heartbreaking news from Charleston – my thoughts and prayers are with you all. -H
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 18, 2015
Was already weary. Was already heavy hearted. Was already tired. Where can we be safe? Where can we be free? Where can we be black?
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ solange knowles (@solangeknowles) June 18, 2015
Sending prayers to all of those touched by the horrific tragedy in Charleston…├░┼╕Γäó┬Å├░┼╕┬Å┬╗
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) June 18, 2015
Devastated for the congregation, the community and especially the families of those lost in Charleston tonight.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Thomas Sadoski (@ThomasSadoski) June 18, 2015
I don’t even know what words to use about Charleston. I really don’t. Love and thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the victims
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) June 18, 2015
Our thoughts are with the Charleston community during this trying time.
[Image via NBC.]