Sports World Reacts to Tragic Las Vegas Shooting That Left 50 Dead & Hundreds Injured (TWEETS)
While details are still emerging, what’s believed to be the worst mass shooting in U.S. history took place in Las Vegas last night when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock killed 50 people and left an astonishing 400 injured after gunning down the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival at the Mandalay Bay.
Reactions are coming from everywhere in this time of grief.
Here’s what those in the world of sports had to say about this tragedy:
WHY is this horrible person allowed to have a gun? WHY. This has to stop. Why is it so easy for crazy people to have guns? I’m disgusted.
— Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) October 2, 2017
The pride of Vegas runs deep when you are born and raised in such a great town. I can’t fathom the horrific event that has taken place! …
— Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) October 2, 2017
…My thoughts and prayers go out to the families that have been affected by this and to all the people that have lost their lives way too soon! Las Vegas I love you and stand with you — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) October 2, 2017
Pray for Vegas!! ♂️. What the hell is going on people!?!? My prayers sent to the heavens above for all the families pic.twitter.com/wDpwZ7g4Pz
— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 2, 2017
Getting sick of waking up to a world that shows so much hate and anger. More love. Def more love for the innocent suffering in Las Vegas. — Danica Patrick (@DanicaPatrick) October 2, 2017
My god the videos from the shooters in Vegas. So many bullets. This is awful
— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) October 2, 2017
Sending prayers to the victims, and families of the victims, in Las Vegas. — phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) October 2, 2017
Our hearts and prayers are with all of the victims and families affected by the tragedy in Las Vegas. pic.twitter.com/PgJodrJvwq
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) October 2, 2017
Heartbreaking to hear about the shooting in Vegas. Love will win. Love will win. — Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) October 2, 2017
Please lord help this world. Waking up to the news in Vegas breaks my heart and soul. Senseless, may you all RIP.
— Lawrence Tynes (@lt4kicks) October 2, 2017
So shocked and feeling for those involved in Las Vegas .. thoughts and prayers to all those involved.. so sad… — Elliott Sadler (@Elliott_Sadler) October 2, 2017
Praying for all those affected by what’s happening in Las Vegas right now
— Harrison Barnes (@hbarnes) October 2, 2017
So much hate and evil. So sad. The World needs Jesus in a bad way.
Praying for all those affected in Vegas.
— Carson Wentz (@cj_wentz) October 2, 2017
In disbelief over Vegas shooting. My heart and thoughts are with the injured and the families who are dealing with unimaginable loss. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) October 2, 2017
I can’t understand the state of mind of some in today’s world. It’s seriously sickening. My prayers go out to Las Vegas at this time.
— Tobias Harris (@tobias31) October 2, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this tragic incident.