Connecticut School Shooting: Rock Musicians Offer Condolences
As has been widely reported, there was a tragic shooting that took place at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school this morning (Dec. 14). According to the latest news reports, at least 27 people were killed, including 18 children.
Sandy Hook Elementary School was quickly evacuated after the lone gunman opened fire. The shooter was found dead at the scene. The devastating incident is being called the deadliest school shooting since the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007.
Upon hearing the news, various rock musicians and bands have offered their thoughts and prayers to those affected via their Twitter accounts. Below is a list of tweets from rock acts in regard to this horrific tragedy:
The Conn elementary school shooting is horrific. Those poor kids. & their families. I’m speechless.
— Slash (@Slash) December 14, 2012
Heavy thoughts go out to everyone who was affected by the tragedy and absolute nonsense that went down in CT today….
— Godsmack Official (@Godsmack_Music) December 14, 2012
Wow. Our hearts go out to the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. Sad and sickening. #prayfornewton
— ☠ Papa Roach ☠ (@paparoach) December 14, 2012
Our thoughts are with the community of Newtown
— Lamb Of God (@Lambofgodband) December 14, 2012
Our hearts, prayers and condolences go out to the families that have been affected with the shooting in CT. What awful news to wake up to.
— Nonpoint (@nonpoint) December 14, 2012
Sad day today. Prayers to all the families. Gun Control!!!
— Vince Neil (@TheVinceNeil) December 14, 2012
It’s tragic what happened this morning in #Newton. CT has some strong gun control laws, we need to focus on mental health issues.
— Philip Labonte (@philthatremains) December 14, 2012
ANOTHER ONE, ITS TIME FOR A CHANGE PEOPLE; news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/12/14/sho…
— DAVID DRAIMAN (@DAVIDMDRAIMAN) December 14, 2012
At least 27 dead in shooting at Conn. elementary school news.msn.com/us/at-least-27…We can’t do this to each other it’s Heartbreaking
— adelitasway (@adelitasway) December 14, 2012
We are deeply saddened by the tragedy in Connecticut.Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.
— Rev Theory (@revtheory) December 14, 2012
Loudwire offers its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones affected by this tragedy.