Alton Sterling Murder: Celebrities React In Shock

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Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Louisiana on Tuesday July 5, 2016. 

The 37-year-old was sitting outside a convenience store selling CDs when his life was cut short by police who apprehended him for allegedly making threats. 

Video footage from Sterling's murder has emerged and it shows the police shooting at the victim after one of the officers yells "gun."

Celebrities have took to social media to express their shock and sadness at another black man murdered by police. 


1. Zendaya Coleman

Zendaya Coleman
How many more times must this happen for us to matter? How many more must we lose? BLACK. LIVES. MATTER.

2. Sherri Sheppard

Sherri Sheppard
Just watched police officers kill #AltonSterling in cold blood. My heart hurts. I am sick. My black son lays sleeping -his future?

3. Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen
Very upset reading about #AltonSterling this morning. when will this end????

4. Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer
Love to Louisiana.

5. Andy Richter

Andy Richter
That’s murder.

6. Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara
watching that video made my head and heart hurt. wake up, world.

7. D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley
You ever notice how video used against suspects tells the whole story, but used against cops it doesn’t.

8. Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli
Keep filming the police. All the time. RIP.

9. Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon
5 kids. 6 shots. #AltonSterling His family is left to greive. [sic] The officers left for vacation or what the system calls ‘Leave’…

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