Unreal. Grieving and devastated members of the community of Newtown, Conn., gathered at St. Rose of Lima church today. And were evacuated when a threat was called in.
AP: Worshippers have hurriedly left a church in #Newtown, CT, saying there was a bomb threat.
— Houston News (@abc13houston) December 16, 2012
Now there's a bomb threat in Newtown CT? really?! pic.twitter.com/Jc2iAnh9
— Katie (@KatieAmidon) December 16, 2012
St Rose church in Newtown evacuated due to bomb threat. This situation just keeps deteriorating. pic.twitter.com/sXk2VGNM
— Ryan Scafuro (@RyanScafuro) December 16, 2012
A soulless cretin called the church during services, saying “I’m coming to kill, I’m coming to kill.”
— Paul Stewart (@PaulStewartII) December 16, 2012
— Peter Casolino (@NHRpcasolino) December 16, 2012
More from The New Haven Register:
A monsignor at the church told a digital television network Ora.TV that a man had called and said, “I’m coming to kill, I’m coming to kill.”
Bridgeport Archdiocese spokesman Brian Wallace said a threat was called into the church while the noon mass was ongoing. The threat pledged to disrupt the mass, and the pastor announced there was a threat to parishioners, Wallace said. The pastor instructed the full congregation to evacuate in an orderly fashion.
The church has now been given an all clear.
— Chris Coffey (@ChrisCoffeyNBC) December 16, 2012
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 16, 2012
Twitter users with souls are infuriated and sickened, and offer their unwavering support to the grieving town. First the media vultures won’t leave members of the community alone, and now this?
— Tine (@tine_age_dream) December 16, 2012
— Stacy (@Brn_Eyed_Gurl) December 16, 2012
As if Newtown needed more drama.. a bomb threat clears a vigil and brings in the bomb squad. GIVE ME A BREAK! let these people grieve.
— Jon Camp (@JonCampABC11) December 16, 2012
The church that's holding the vigil for the Newtown kids is being evacuated because of a bomb threat. People are sick. #gotohell
— Teddy (@tr_537) December 16, 2012
Bomb threat called in to St Rose church in Newtown where community gathered for Sunday services. Swat team currently surrounding.
— J a s o n (@Jase8314) December 16, 2012
Who calls a bomb threat to a church in Newtown CT? That town is suffering enough
— ✨Felicia✨ (@Felicia7997) December 16, 2012
My gosh leave these poor people alone RT @AP: Worshippers hurriedly leave a church in Newtown, Conn., saying there was a bomb threat
— Sarah Young (@SarahBlake88) December 16, 2012
there was a bomb threat at a church in Newtown. this is ridiculous. leave the poor people alone.
— Addi Bright (@addilaine) December 16, 2012
I wish the poor people in Newtown could be left alone to mourn in peace. My heart goes out to all those families. <3 #Pray
— Sarah Gelb (@gelbygirl77) December 16, 2012
Twitchy continues to hold all those affected in our prayers. May you be able to mourn and grieve in peace.