Early in the morning of December 14, 2012, an armed gunman opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. CNN reports that 20 children and six adults are dead, along with the shooter.
Ever since the news first broke, the stars of Glee have been taking to Twitter to share their thoughts on the tragedy.
Lea Michele (Rachel) wrote, “There are no words to express the sadness of this unthinkable tragedy. Sending my prayers to the families in Newton CT.”
Dianna Agron (Quinn) wrote, “Just hearing news of the Sandy Hook shooting. This is tragic & needs to stop. My heart goes out to all of those involved.#guncontrol”
Chris Colfer (Kurt) wrote, “It's one of those days you wake up from a nightmare to an even scarier reality. When will prevention outweigh politics?”
Naya Rivera (Santana) wrote, “This school shooting is making me sick to my stomach. My heart goes out to all of the families who lost precious little angels.”
Amber Riley (Mercedes) wrote, “Sitting here dumbfounded. Really an elementary school? Innocent children with no way to defend or protect themselves. What breed of scum...”
Blake Jenner (Ryder) wrote, “All of my heart and prayers go out to all of the families of this involved in the shooting in Connecticut. So terrible. So sad.”
Jacob Artist (Jake) wrote, “Completely speechless. My heart goes out to all the people affected by this horrific tragedy. #PrayForNewton”
Glee writer Matthew Hodgson wrote, “Senseless, tragic, and horrific. The time for dialogue/discussion/change is now.#Connecticut”
Harry Shum Jr. (Mike) wrote, “Praying for Sandy Hook, Newtown CT. There is no reason for this to ever happen. So sad and angry...”
Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina) wrote, “My heart goes out to all the Families and children affected by the CT shooting. When will the violence end?”
Glee music producer Alex Anders wrote, “Praying for the victims and their families in Newton CT.”
Matthew Morrison (Mr. Schue) wrote, “My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families in CT affected by today's tragedy. This news is truly heartbreaking.#PrayforNewtown”
Samuel Larsen (Joe) wrote, “It kills me to hear of the tragedy in CT. My prayers are with all of you”
Kevin McHale (Artie) wrote, “No words, this is a horrific tragedy. Thoughts are with all the children, parents & teachers.”
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