Trump Aurora Shooting

(Donald J. Trump Twitter)

From lawmakers in Illinois to the President of the United States, comments continue on the Aurora mass shooting.

Amid the shooting on Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump tweeted, "Great job by law enforcement in Aurora, Illinois. Heartfelt condolences to all of the victims and their families. America is with you!"

Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren tweeted, "Today, at least five people were killed and several first responders were injured in a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois. I’m heartsick for the victims, their loved ones, and the brave Aurora Police Department. #GunReformNow"

Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris tweeted, "My heart is broken for the victims and their loved ones in Aurora. I'm grateful for the first responders who put their lives at risk to keep people safe. We've lost too many lives and seen too many communities shattered by gun violence. We can't let this keep happening."

Illinois Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin also shared messages on social media.

Duckworth tweeted, "I am monitoring the situation in Aurora, Illinois. This is a scary, sad day for all Illinoisans and Americans. Thank you to the brave first responders who risked their lives this afternoon and apprehended the shooter."

Durbin said, "My heart breaks for Aurora. I'm tracking updates on the situation with my staff. Thank you to the members of law enforcement who are responding to the emergency."

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