Posted on Fri Jul 20, 2012 09:25 AM PDT
Hollywood is reacting to the shooting rampage that occured during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises at a Aurora, Colorado theater killing at least 12 moviegoers and injuring more than 50.
The following Tweets were posted in support of the victims.
- Billy Ray Cyrus @billyraycyrus
Oh no ! Just woke up and turned on the news "14 dead 50 hurt in Batman movie shooting". Praying for victims. So sorry and sad.
Alyssa Milano @alyssa_milano
No. Colorado shooting. My heart aches. Prayers for the victims and families.
Eva Longoria @evalongoria
My heart goes out to all the people affected in the Aurora, CO shooting. May God be with that town and their families...
Tyrese Gibson @tyrese
These are really the end of our days. People devious crimes are getting worst and worst.. In a theater.? My prayers to the family I'm so sad
Henry Winkler @hwinkler4real
what are we doing to one another? the glue that holds us together is slowly starting to loosen these events are more and more frequent >RIP
Olivia Munn @oliviamunn
My sincerest condolences to the victims and families in Colorado. So sad, so mindless.
Ryan Seacrest @ryanseacrest
Thinking about the families who were affected by this horrible incident in Colorado. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Julie Benz @juliebenz
in tears watching news footage of the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims & their families.
Cheryl Burke @cherylburke
My heart goes out to all the families and victims in Aurora, Colorado. This is insane!!
Chris Evans @chrisevans
what the hell is happening?? my heart is completely shattered. all of my thoughts and prayers are with the people of aurora
apple with the random, senseless act of violence that took the lives of innocent people.
Whoopi Goldberg @WhoopiGoldberg
Hearts and Prayers to all affected by the craziness in Colorado.
Deena Nicole Cortese @DeenaNicoleMTV
My prayers go out to the victims and there families in the Aurora Colorado theatre shooting.. So sad
Shannon Elizabeth @ShannonElizab
My heart & prayers go out to the victims, families & survivors in Aurora, Colorado last night. It's so tragic, sad & pointless for that horrible man to do what he did. I'll never understand how somebody can have so little regard for human life & feel they have the right to take that away in an instant. Makes me so sad.
David Hasselhoff @DavidHasselhoff
My heart goes out to all the parents and friends of the lovely people in Colorado please stop close your eyes and say a prayer for them!
The shooter, identified as 24-year-old James Holmes(pictured right), reportedly busted into one of the theaters through the exit door wearing a bullet proof vest and gas mask.
After setting off a gas-like substance, he began shooting at those in their seats and continued to shoot at others running for the exits.
The gunman's family released the following statement:
- "Our hearts go out to those who were involved in this tragedy and to the families and friends of those involved. We ask that the media respect our privacy during this difficult time. Our family is cooperating with authorities in both San Diego, California and Aurora, Colorado."
James Holmes is currently in police custody.
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