Two people were killed and at least eight others injured in a shooting spree outside the Empire State Building this morning.
A 53-year old named Jeffrey Johnson, who was shot to death by police on the scene, is suspected of starting the incident in due to a dispute with a former coworker.
In response to the tragedy, a myriad of celebrities have expressed shock and remorse over Twitter. We’ve included a few of their thoughts below, some of which touch on the topic of gun control…
NICKI MINAJ: “Sorry to hear about this New York shooting. Sending love to the families & friends of the victims.”
KIM KARDASHIAN: “Sending my prayers to everyone involved with the Empire State Building shooting! This violence has got to stop!!!”
KHLOE KARDASHIAN: “Prayers and love being sent to the victims of the Empire State Building shooting. The violence has got to stop. #MakeAChange”
JIM CARREY “No semi auto guns!Every 2 wks now, another mass shooting.AMERICA allowing this behavior is beneath us!Revise the second ammendment.”
LA LA: “This violence has to stop!Enough is enough!Sending prayers2 the victims,their families,& those wounded in the Empire State building shooting”
MARLON WAYANS: “Shooting at the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING??? Wtf? We seriously need some gun control. Not everyone can or should bare arms.”
ROGER EBERT “Empire State shooting gets big coverage; 19 shot in Chicago last night.”
WILLIE GARSON: “We were not at Empire State today, thanks for concern, our hearts broken for the families of more senseless madness…BE KIND TO EACH OTHER”
JENNIFER WILLIAMS: “Sending my prayers to all involved in the Empire State shooting. Such a senseless tragedy.. “