A gunman shot and injured six officers and took several people hostage during the standoff, police said.
"There is essentially no distance in the basic thesis here," the MSNBC host said.
Democratic presidential candidates participating in the AFSCME forum responded in real time as news developed of the deadly mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire were killed in a drive-by shooting as they stood watch "at their usual spot" to protect their neighborhood.
The suspected shooter was fatally shot by law enforcement, authorities said.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to “do everything in our power to keep this community safe and get guns off our streets.”
The former Red Sox slugger is reportedly "recovering well and is in good spirits."
Shooting victim Marshae Jones was indicted by an Alabama grand jury in the death of the fetus.
The violence unfolded the same day the 2020 presidential candidate was set to address a different deadly shooting in the Indiana city that occurred last week.
The unnamed LAPD officer fatally shot Kenneth French while he was shopping, claiming self-defense. A relative called French a "gentle giant."
The gunman fired up to eight shots as panicked shoppers fled, witnesses say.
Prosecutors have added hate crime charges to list of crimes John T. Earnest is accused of after a shooting at the Chabad of Poway last month.
Jaylon McKenzie was shot while leaving a party near St. Louis.
Riley Howell's obituary remembers him as a hero who "died the way he lived, putting others first."
Police have arrested Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, as a suspect in the shooting at the UNC Charlotte campus. Four people are reported injured.