A shooting rampage at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. has left the country in mourning. As new details emerge about killer Adam Lanza and the 27 victims who died in the massacre, stars are sharing their reactions on Twitter.

Stars React to Connecticut Shooting
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Miley Cyrus: “Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people... Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT.”

Rihanna: “God have mercy!!!! No one deserves this! Praying for the families of the victims of the Connecticut shooting!! What a Christmas it will be.”

Ian Somerhalder: “Wait! WTF?! Just got to work to find out about this atrocity in Connecticut! WHY? Why is happening all over our nation?! Stop shooting people!!!!”

Kristin Chenoweth: “Our hearts are broken for you, Newtown.”

Kim Kardashian: “In total shock over the school shooting in Ct! 18 children shot dead & 9 adults by a father of one of the kids! What has this world come to?”

Evan Rachel Wood: “What is it going to take? #guncontrol”

Jared Leto: “My heart + thoughts to the victims, their families, and all affected by the #Newtown school shooting. Absolutely horrifying and tragic.”

Khloe Kardashian: “I am sick to my stomach. 18 children and 9 adults lives were stolen today. I’m so sorry for the sadness and pain this has caused. PRAY.”

Blake Shelton: “The killing of defenseless people and innocent children. I’m sad and sickened. This is why we all should be prepared to defend and guard.”

Christina Applegate: “There are just no words. Only sorrow. We are all shedding tears today for those families.”

Rashida Jones: “Gun control is our only road to freedom. Freedom from the fear of senselessly losing children. I’m so saddened. WE NEED LAWS NOW.”

Michael Moore: “Just 18 hrs ago, those Republicans in the Michigan House rammed thru a bill making it LEGAL to carry a gun into a school or day care center.”

Mia Farrow: “I don't want to hear one idiotic word out of the NRA.”

Katie Couric: “Shocked & saddened to hear this morning's news... My heart goes out to the families of #SandyHook Elementary children, faculty, staff.”  

Hilary Duff: “Oh my.I am shocked.Heartbroken.Devastating news about this elementary school shooting. What is wrong w/ people? Praying hard.”

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