The Michigan State Spartans community is showing an outpour of support for the university as it deals with the aftermath of Monday’s mass shooting … with alums like Magic Johnson, Le’Veon Bell and more sharing their condolences.
“Cookie & I are devastated to hear about the news of a shooting on Michigan State’s campus,” Magic tweeted shortly after news broke of the tragedy. “We are praying for the victims, their families, students, faculty, employees & administration.”
“This is such a tragic situation & our hearts go out to the MSU community, all of Lansing and East Lansing! 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾”
Mat Ishbia, a 2000 national champion with the Michigan State basketball team and owner of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, released a touching tribute … saying, “Deeply saddened by the horrific tragedy that took place at Michigan State University last night. Sending my love, thoughts, and prayers to all MSU students, the university, and the entire Spartan family.”
Bell — who played at MSU from 2010-2012 — said, “this is sad. condolences to the victims.”
Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. — who played for Sparty from 2017-18 — also called on his followers to send their prayers.
Pro football player BJ Cunningham was shocked by the report … saying, “This world is wild,” while also sending a positive message to the families and students at his former campus.
Mass Shooting Leaves 3 Students Dead, 5 Wounded At Michigan State University
Ex-Duke star and current San Antonio Spurs player Tre Jones sent out a statement, saying he’s keeping the victims in his thoughts … while adding shootings of this nature will keep happening until the government does something about it.
Police identified Anthony McRae as the suspect, who opened fire after entering two different buildings on campus … killing three people and critically injuring five others before taking his own life.
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Cops are investigating the tragedy … but a motive behind the incident has not been reported.
Michigan State has suspended all athletic events as the community mourns the horrific event.
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