Crime Alyssa Milano and Other Celebrities Outraged by Orange County Mass Shooting
Haunted by mass violence, Colorado confronts painful history
DENVER (AP) — Dawn Reinfeld moved to Colorado 30 years ago to attend college in the bucolic town of Boulder. Enchanted by the state's wide-open spaces, she stayed. But, in the ensuing decades, dark events have clouded her view of her adopted home. The 1999 massacre at Columbine High School. The 2012 massacre at the Aurora movie theater. On Wednesday, Reinfeld was reeling from the latest mass shooting even closer to home, after authorities say a 21-year-old gunned down shoppers at a local grocery store. © Provided by Associated Press Tanice Cisneros walks by an anti-gun sign on the way to leave flowers for her friend, Rikki Olds on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
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The incident took place at an office building in the city of Orange on Wednesday evening. A fifth victim was injured during the violence.
The. The suspect and the injured victim were taken to a local hospital, where both are said to be in a critical condition.
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"Horrifying and heartbreaking. Our hearts are with the families impacted by this terrible tragedy tonight," Newsom posted on.
Actress and activistdirected her anger toward President as she called for stricter gun controls.
"@POTUS, you ran on a platform of gun violence prevention. You won," she tweeted. "I understand you wantto act, but until we reform the filibuster, nothing is going to pass in the . Gun violence is a national health crisis."
.@POTUS , you ran on a platform of gun violence prevention. You won.
I understand you want Congress to act, but until we reform the filibuster, nothing is going to pass in the Senate.
Mass Shooting in Orange County, California, Child Reportedly Among the Dead
Police reportedly shot the gunman, apprehended them and then took them to a hospital. But the motive for the shooting remains unknown.Police responded to calls of a shooting around 5:30 p.m. local time. When officers arrived at the scene, they saw an active shooter and exchanged gunfire with the person.
Gun violence is a national health crisis.
It’s time for an executive order. #NoRA https://t.co/9NlvHQnHS5— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) April 1, 2021
Other high-profile figures have also tweeted about the Orange shooting.
Shannon Watts, founder of gun safety group Moms Demand Action, said: "We are the only high income country where 'getting back to normal' after a pandemic means shootings resume in places where people should be safe."
The shooting in Orange, California, tonight is the 9th mass shooting in 2021 and the 6th mass shooting this month.
We are the only high income country where “getting back to normal” after a pandemic means shootings resume in places where people should be safe.
???? Jae C. Hong/AP pic.twitter.com/NA3BAfKIr4— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) April 1, 2021
Julian Castro, a Texan politician who served in President's cabinet, tweeted: "This is the 14th mass shooting in the last week alone. We must end the filibuster, pass gun safety legislation, and end this violence."
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Civil rights activist Bernice King shared a quote from her father, Martin Luther King Jr: "We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity, but with humanity."
pic.twitter.com/jitqxDGeu2— Be A King (@BerniceKing) April 1, 2021
Singer Rebecca Black posted: "orange is home to so many people I love and cherish. I can't imagine the pain the victims' families are going through. take action. text CHECKS to 64433 to demand senators act on gun safety NOW."
There were dozens of mass shootings—incidents in which four or more people were killed or injured, according to the Gun Violence Archive—in the U.S. in March. On March 16, eight people were killed in attacks on three spas in the Atlanta area. Six of those killed were Asian women.has been charged with multiple counts of murder.
Ten people were killed six days later in a shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado. A local police officer who responded to a call about the incident was among the dead.has been charged with murder.
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