Rep. Giffords (D-AZ) Shot By Gunman
Rep. Giffords and 19 other people were shot by a gunman in Tucson, AZ. Six of them have died, including a nine-year old girl and John Roll, chief judge of the U.S. District Court of Arizona.
- Last tweet from Rep. Giffords prior to the shooting:
- First tweets from the scene:
- User-generated video from a person near (but not at) the scene of the shooting:
- Some of the first news reports of the shooting:
- Recent videos of Rep. Giffords, including her reading the First Amendment on the House floor last week, and a previous "Congress In Your Community event," similar to the one she was hosting at a Tucson Safeway when she was shot:
- As everyone scrambled to report on the situation, a lot of information made its way on air and online. And reports that the congresswoman had died quickly proved to be incorrect: