Parkland Florida Shooting Hits Home for 'Riverdale' Star Camila Mendes
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"Parkland used to be my home," actress tweets after America's latest mass shooting nightmare claims over a dozen lives.

Josh Gad isn't the only actor in Hollywood that has been hit particularly hard by the Parkland, Florida shooting. The mass shooting leaving at least 17 dead hit home for "Riverdale" star Camila Mendes, too.

"Parkland used to be my home, my sister attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas when I was in elementary school there," Mendes tweeted on Thursday. "It's devastating that such a violent tragedy happened in a place that I've always considered safe, a place that I associate with such innocent, childhood memories."

"My heart goes out to all the families who are grieving the loss of a loved one, and for all the survivors who have to live with the trauma," she added.

Her tweet follows Gad bashing "worthless" politicians after his friend's son was killed by shooter Nikolas Cruz, a former student who opened fire on in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle on Wednesday.

"Last night, I received a text while I slept that our friend’s son passed away from his gun shot wound," Gad tweeted Thursday morning. "My grief for this family and the many others knows no bounds. I’m so sorry this happened. I’m so sorry our leaders are worthless. I’m so sorry we are bound to repeat this again."

Wednesday's tragedy was the third deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Cruz is now in custody.

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