Several people are dead after a shooting in El Paso, Texas, officials say – CNN

Several Democratic presidential candidates have weighed in on shooting in El Paso, Texas expressing their condolences and calling for gun reform:

Jay Inslee

Inslee, the governor of Washington state, called for support for gun control group Mom’s Demand Action following the shooting.

“Truly heartbreaking news out of El Paso today,” he tweeted. “We must come together and summon the courage to say: no more. We cannot allow this to remain our new normal. Support @MomsDemand as they work to combat the scourge of gun violence in our country.”

Tim Ryan

“Heart goes out to the people of El Paso and my friend Beto O‚ÄôRourke,” Ohio congressman Tim Ryan tweeted Saturday.

Tom Steyer

Billionaire Tom Steyer tweeted, “Praying for El Paso. We need gun control NOW.”

Elizabeth Warren

Warren, a Massachusetts senator, tweeted that she was “heartbroken” by the news of the shooting.

“The news out of El Paso is devastating. I’m heartbroken for the victims and their families. Far too many communities have suffered through tragedies like this already. We must act now to end our country’s gun violence epidemic,” she wrote.


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