Politicians, particularly the presidential candidates were the first to take to Twitter to share their thoughts and prayers for the victims of this horrific shooting.
I refuse to accept this as normal. We must take action to stop gun violence now. -H https://t.co/SkKglwQycb— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) December 2, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with the shooting victims and their families in San Bernardino.— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) December 2, 2015
California shooting looks very bad. Good luck to law enforcement and God bless. This is when our police are so appreciated!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 2, 2015
My prayers are with the victims, families and survivors of this horrific attack. 1/3— Pete Aguilar (@RepPeteAguilar) December 2, 2015
I’m on my way back to the district and am in touch with our local law enforcement to closely monitor the situation as it develops. 2/3— Pete Aguilar (@RepPeteAguilar) December 2, 2015
My heart aches that the out-of-control gun violence epidemic has come to our community. 3/3— Pete Aguilar (@RepPeteAguilar) December 2, 2015
Fmr. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who survived being shot herself, spoke out about the San Bernardino shooting.
On a plane & just seeing reports of the tragedy in San Bernardino, CA. Sad, awful, & frightening news. Praying for #SanBernardino.— Gabrielle Giffords (@GabbyGiffords) December 2, 2015
Celebrities also commented, sharing their shock in the devastation of the senseless loss of innocent lives.
Just absolutely unthinkable. My thoughts are with the victims, the families, and the first responders in #SanBernardino.— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) December 2, 2015
Sending love and strength to the people affected by the #SanBernardino shooting. There are no words.— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 2, 2015
This might be one of the worst mass shootings in American history if early reports are accurate. Horrific. #sanbernardino— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 2, 2015
Watching the news.. My heart is with #SanBernardino right now.— Bailee Madison (@BaileeMadison) December 2, 2015
Who in the world would shoot up a center for folks w/ developmental disabilities? What a monstrously evil thing to do. Absolutely sickening!— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) December 2, 2015
This is absolutely heartbreaking-all my love to everyone in San Bernardino especially the first responders. These shootings must stop.— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) December 2, 2015
Just heard about the mass shooting in #SanBernadino at a special needs facility, makes me very sad😔. My heart goes out to those families.— Victoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice) December 2, 2015
NOT AGAIN. Praying for everyone in San Bernadino. Stay safe. 🙏🏻— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) December 2, 2015
Prayers needed again! Vile trend. https://t.co/qGCS6LwSqx— Leah Remini (@LeahRemini) December 2, 2015
Another tragedy - now in San Bernadino Loma Linda Medical facility - for people with special needs. It's too much! My heart goes out to all.— Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) December 2, 2015