Somber news of last night’s shooting massacre in Las Vegas spread through West Hollywood overnight and into the morning. Residents, leaders and local celebrities were left shocked by the news and shared their reactions online.
The City of West Hollywood is lowering flags to half-mast:
The US flags will be lowered to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims in Las Vegas. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. pic.twitter.com/quJarxN1LA
— CityofWestHollywood (@WeHoCity) October 2, 2017
Local business owner Lisa Vanderpump send prayers to victims and expressed her shock at the news…
Absolute nightmare and devastating tragedy in Las Vegas tonight,prayers for the victims.
Such a sad world.God bless.
— Lisa Vanderpump (@LisaVanderpump) October 2, 2017
Vanderpump Rules cast member Jax Taylor had the same reaction as most of us…
Oh my god!!! Why for fucks sake why !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😡😤😢😢😢 pic.twitter.com/rZQbrmNuas
— Jax Taylor (@mrjaxtaylor) October 2, 2017
Councilmember Lindsey Horvath reports her brother in Las Vegas in safe after the incident.
— Lindsey P Horvath (@LindseyPHorvath) October 2, 2017
Councilmember John Duran used the incident to call for Congressional action.
GOP Congress. Enough with the empty words of “thoughts and prayers”. Take action against assault weapons & NRA. Grow a pair! #lvshooting
— JohnDuran (@JohnDuran) October 2, 2017
Likewise, the Human Rights Campaign is already laying blame…
In the face of mounting tragedies, many of our lawmakers have refused to act on meaningful gun safety legislation. https://t.co/kzAXCavdnC
— HumanRightsCampaign (@HRC) October 2, 2017
The Abbey’s twitter feed shared PFLAG’s simple message…
— PFLAG National (@PFLAG) October 2, 2017
Bar10 sent their sympathy to the victims and their families.
Our hearts go out to the victims and their families in Las Vegas.
— Bar10weho (@Bar10weho) October 2, 2017
Drag Queen Coco Montrese is shook up as the incident hit close to home.
Scared,alone,confused,away from my Vegas family & I haven't slept .This has got 2 stop!THIS IS A PRODUCT OF HATEFUL RETORIC against humanity
— Coco Montrese (@cocomontrese) October 2, 2017
Kimora Blac checked in safe shortly before midnight…
Me and my partner are safe at home . Please everyone be safe. This is scary af.
— KIMORA BLAC (@kimorablac) October 2, 2017
Dragapalooza sent their sympathy to their cast members from Vegas…
Many of our cast and crew members are from Las Vegas. We are so shocked. Love goes to all of the victims and their families.
— Dragapalooza (@Dragapalooza) October 2, 2017
Incidents like these affect all of us, and are a good reminder to be good to each other, hug your neighbors and tell your loved ones how important they are to us. Sending love and good vibes to Vegas. xoxo