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Celebrities React to Tragic Alton Sterling Shooting – Read the Tweets

Celebrities React to Tragic Alton Sterling Shooting - Read the Tweets

Celebrities are taking to social media to express shock and outrage over the tragic death of Alton Sterling.

The 37-year-old father of five was killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana by a police officer on Tuesday (July 5). Alton was selling CDs and police apprehended him for reportedly making threats. Video surveillance emerged of the shooting, and Alton can be seen on the ground being restrained when one officer yelled “gun” and he was shot at point-blank range.

The tragic death of Alton, a black male, marked yet another senseless death at the hands of the police. Zendaya, Olivia Wilde, and many more celebrities took to social media to comment on the tragedy.

Click inside for more tweets about this horrible tragedy…

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