Deadly Navy Yard Shooting: Lady Antebellum, LeAnn Rimes React
A shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard has Americans and the world looking on in shock and concern on Monday (Sept. 16).
The Navy Yard is located in the southeastern part of our nation’s capitol, and it is estimated that approximately 3,000 people work there. With those employees on their thoughts, country stars are reacting to the tragedy.
Details are still emerging, but the mayor of D.C. reports at least 12 people were killed when a gunman entered the Navy Yard and began shooting. The suspect reportedly entered building #197 after killing a security guard and targeted his victims on Monday morning. The suspect has been apprehended by the FBI, but there are no details yet about the motive for the shooting.
Country stars like Lady Antebellum, LeAnn Rimes and more took to Twitter to express their shock and send their condolences.
thinking about everyone at the Navy Yard in DC affected by this shooting. hopefully this will get resolved soon. ck
— Lady Antebellum (@ladyantebellum) September 16, 2013
The news of the navy yard shootings is horrific. Prayers go out to everyone involved & touched by this tragedy. So sad!
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) September 16, 2013
Woke up to another shooting in America.This one on the news.How many others we won't even hear about? Pray for our country. Kids need "HOPE"
— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) September 16, 2013
Dear @piersmorgan, keep talking. Thank you for being a steady voice who seeks to find change and solutions to America's problem with guns.
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) September 16, 2013