Back in June 2010, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords's (D-AZ) Republican opponent Jesse Kelly had an event at which voters could shoot an assault rifle with the candidate, promoted as thus:
Get on Target for Victory in November Help remove Gabrielle Giffords from office Shoot a fully automatic M16 with Jesse Kelly
(Highlighted image via Blog For Arizona
Kelly has posted this statement on Twitter
We are all deeply saddened by this morning's shooting. Gabrielle Giffords, the other victims, and their families are in our prayers.
[TPM SLIDESHOW: Dem Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot In Arizona]
Late Late Update: In another example, Kelly's website had also cross-posted a local news article that carried the headline "Kelly places the crosshairs squarely on Rep. Giffords:
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The link on Kelly's site was taken down today, and now simply takes the reader to his general news page. (It worked earlier today, when I took that screen grab.) However, the original article in the local paper is still up.