CNN reports that "at least 26 people were killed... about 20 others were wounded" in Texas, where a shooter opened fire on Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church. This is the second mass shooting to occur in the United States within a month, following the devastating aftermath of the Vegas shooting in October, which has gone down in US history as the largest mass shooting on record.  

Described by the state's governor, Greg Abbott as "the largest mass shooting in the state's history," victims of the shooting range in age from 5 to 72 years old. The suspected shooter has been identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, who was later found dead in his vehicle.

Gun violence and control has long been at the forefront of political discussion in the United States and many celebrities have spoken openly, advocating for change to be made. See how celebrities have reacted to the devastating news coming out of Texas below. 

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting

“Absolutely heartbroken”: celebrities respond to the Texas church shooting