Clinton: ‘We Have Got To Do Something About Gun Violence’ (VIDEO)

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting in which two journalists were killed that she would “take on” gun reform.

Two journalists for Virginia TV station WDBJ were shot during a live newscast Wednesday morning. Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward died shortly after the shooting in Moneta, Virginia. Their interview subject, Vicki Gardner, was reported to be in stable condition, according to CNN.

“We have got to do something about gun violence in America,” Clinton said at a news conference Wednesday in Iowa. “And I will take it on.”

She said she felt “great heartache” for Wednesday’s murders. Other presidential candidates took to social media to express their condolences to the victims’ loved ones.

“There is so much evidence that if guns were not so readily available, if we had universal background checks, if we could just put some time out between the person who’s upset because he got fired or the domestic abuse or whatever other motivation may be working on someone who does this, then maybe we could prevent this kind of carnage,” Clinton said.

Watch Clinton’s statements:

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