In the wake of the Oakland school shooting, celebrities took to Twitter to express their condolences to the victims and their families and offer thoughts and prayers.
A former student shot and killed seven people at Oikos University, a tiny Christian college, yesterday, shocking the nation. Some of the most notable tweets:
- "Sending out my prayers for those involved in the classroom shooting at OIKOS University in Oakland, CA. All we need is LOVE" - Khloe Kardashian Odom.
- "My prayers go out to those involved in the shooting" - Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria.
- "7 dead, 3 injured, suspect caught in college shooting ... Heartbreak. Pls Pray #NOW." - Model/mogul Kathy Ireland.
- "Sad for the people killed today in Oakland, CA. I will never understand why people go on these rampages. It's horrific" - Country singer Chely Wright.
- "To the students and families of those affected by the Oikos Christian University shooting, you are all in my prayers tonight. Sick, sick world ..." - Travel Channel personality Adam Richman.
- "Praying for Oakland." - MC Hammer.