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Tragedy struck Dallas on Thursday night as snipers opened fire following a protest march, claiming the lives of five police officers and injuring several others.
Media outlets reported several shots were fired at a protest in Dallas in response to recent fatal police shootings of black men. The gunmen were reportedly targeting police.
Hollywood reacted with grief and shock as the tragic news unfolded, with many taking to Twitter to express their feelings.
Peace is the Message…..”An eye for an eye leaves everybody blind”
— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) July 8, 2016
And now cops have been shot in #Dallas. Probably had families. This just gets worse and worse. F—.
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) July 8, 2016
Eyewitness in Dallas said protesters were the ones who showed cops where the shooters were firing from: https://t.co/UlnFwA0j6C
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) July 8, 2016
Heartbroken by murder of law enforcement officers in #DallasShooting. We have to do better than this. This is not the America we strive for.
— Gabrielle Giffords (@GabbyGiffords) July 8, 2016
Just heard about shootings in #Dallas Please everyone stop killing each other- no more guns. No more violence. No more murder. Horrible.
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) July 8, 2016
Note how and when people go on the record about the events tonight in #Dallas. It will tell you a lot.
— Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) July 8, 2016
Dear Lord I ask you to take this world in your arms and brush it with love and peace and understanding. It’s gone too far #Dallas #goodnight
— Cynthia Erivo (@CynthiaEriVo) July 8, 2016
Is all hell about to break loose? Are we really living this nightmare? #dallas
— Megalyn Echikunwoke (@Megalyn) July 8, 2016
End The Violence. #Dallas pic.twitter.com/9qpmI3J2HD
— Steve Harvey (@LitSteveHarvey) July 8, 2016
i have nothing left to say. i don’t know how many more innocent people have to be killed before we recognize there’s a problem. #dallas
— Aidan Alexander (@aidan) July 8, 2016
Prayers with #Dallas – 10 cops shot, whomever the shooter, whatever the reason is an act of TERRORISM – PERIOD. pic.twitter.com/hPlGz2du50
— Montel Williams (@Montel_Williams) July 8, 2016
I wonder how many societies were in a civil war before they called it a civil war. #dallas
— Baratunde (@baratunde) July 8, 2016
My heart breaks for my country. Violence is not the way. #Dallas https://t.co/MG0PpQgYsG
— Jennifer Beals (@jenniferbeals) July 8, 2016
Having trouble sleeping. Found this. #MLK #nonviolence #Dallas pic.twitter.com/qiyQ3owsVH
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) July 8, 2016
If I hear one more idiot suggest that #BlackLivesMatter incited this… The level of ignorance is stunning. Just absolutely stunning.
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) July 8, 2016
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