The entire country was in shock hearing the news of the deadliest mass shooting in American history in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning (June 13).
The horrific shooting at a gay night club left 50 people killed, 53 injured, and an entire nation in mourning.
People have been sharing their initial reactions on social media and urged peace and love, as well as giving their condolences to those affected by this senseless act of hatred.
Country music singers were some of the celebrities who led the charge on social media.
See their reactions below.
Shocked and saddened to hear about Orlando this morning. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and their families.— Eric Paslay (@ericpaslay) June 12, 2016
What gives? My heart is breaking right now for the victims and families of this heartless act. I just don't get it.#PrayForOrlando— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 12, 2016
Praying hard. Cannot believe this. https://t.co/mEdRxsV8wB— Florida Georgia Line (@FLAGALine) June 12, 2016
Another tragedy to wake up to. And in Orlando again. Disgusted by these shootings.— Cassadee Pope (@CassadeePope) June 12, 2016
Can't believe the news about Orlando. Thinking about all those affected. Stay strong. #PrayForOrlando— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) June 12, 2016
I'm so sorry Orlando. I'm so sorry LGBT community. I'm so sorry families and friends. Broken hearted.— Jennifer Nettles (@JenniferNettles) June 12, 2016
Saddened by the news this morning. Such a shame. My thoughts and prayers go out to those affected in Orlando.— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) June 12, 2016
Just now catching up on the tragedy in Orlando... Sickening. Praying.— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) June 12, 2016
Tweeting about this kind of tragedy feels so insignificant. But let's all pray for Orlando FL today. And the world. I'm in disbelief.— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) June 12, 2016
We are praying for Orlando, the victims, their families, and we are praying for peace.
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