While students of Santa Monica Junior College were preparing for finals, a shooting wreaked havoc on campus.Three people were wounded and the suspect was found in the school's library. The extent of their injuries are unknown. President Barack Obama was reportedly at a fundraiser only 3 miles away from the shooting. Students of the college and those near campus took to Twitter to express their shock and dismay. Here are the top tweets:
There was a shooting at santa monica college, so my parents started begging me to drop out of college and go into home study... #okay
— karen (@karenAiv) June 7, 2013
shooting at SMC smh too close to home guys. we HAVE to do better people !!!! — GEOVANA (@geobella) June 7, 2013
Shooting at Santa Monica College, Obama down the street..a lot goin on in my hood — marcus heisser (@magikmarcus) June 7, 2013
Obama is in Santa Monica and there's been a shooting at local community college w victims - I'm 2 blocks away — amanda enclade (@aenclade) June 7, 2013
Just when I am trying to transfer to SMC there is a shooting there! — Carly (@carlyeinfeld) June 7, 2013
Santa Monica college shooting. Schools on lock down. Novi is there. We are ok. Scene still very active, looking for another shooter. — Nathan Kollar(@nathankollar) June 7, 2013
This is so freaking crazy that there a shooting on my campus SMC todayI hope my fellow students are ok.Thank you Jesus — Donald Donaldson (@Don_Don68) June 7, 2013
So sad to hear that there was a shooting SMC... That campus is such an open awesome place for students. hope that doesn't change.
— Matt MacNaughton (@mattmacnaughton) June 7, 2013
Shooting at school today, thankfully my last final was yesterday. Im working at Dre's miles away. Thanks for the concern to those who asked.
— BobbyFinn (@BobbyFinn) June 7, 2013
Shooting at Santa Monica College Library. So scary. This is my first semester off from there...I have chills Thoughts are with the victims