Obama, Drake, Beyonce and other celebs weigh in on the Alton Sterling shooting on social media _lowres

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

As the Alton Sterling shooting story continues to proliferate around the country, high-profile figures in American culture have weighed in on the tragedy.

(Warning: Videos of the shooting may be graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.)

Hillary Clinton also weighed in twice. She posted a meme as well as a statement.



Vice President Joe Biden also mentioned his anger with the entire situation, though he didn't mention Sterling by name.


New Orleans native Wendell Pierce was succinct, simply tweeting out a scene from he was in on the HBO show "The Wire" titled, "You can go a long way in this country killing black folk."