Presidential candidates voiced grief and shock after a reporter and cameraman were fatally shot during a live television interview Wednesday morning in Virginia.
The victims were identified as reporter Alison Parker and WDBJ colleague Adam Ward, the cameraman.
Here are the candidates' reactions on Twitter:
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson:
My prayers go out to the @WDBJ7 family and their tragic loss this morning.
— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) August 26, 2015
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:
Janet & I are heartbroken by the deaths of @WDBJ7 journalists Alison Parker & Adam Ward. Praying for everyone affected by this tragedy.
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) August 26, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:
Heartbroken and angry. We must act to stop gun violence, and we cannot wait any longer. Praying for the victims' families in Virginia. -H
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 26, 2015
Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush:
Shocked by the horrific murders in Roanoke. Columba and I are praying for Alison, Adam and all those affected.
— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) August 26, 2015
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:
— Martin O'Malley (@MartinOMalley) August 26, 2015
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham:
My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and #WDBJ7. Absolutely heartbreaking.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) August 26, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:
— Scott Walker (@ScottWalker) August 26, 2015