Hollywood 'Devastated' After Terror Attack In Manhattan Leaves 8 Dead

"Devastated for the victims and their families tonight & inspired by the spirit of this city," writes Josh Groban, who was nearby when the attack took place.

Celebrities across social media began expressing their thoughts, prayers and concerns after a terror attack in New York on Tuesday.

Not far from the World Trade Center, a man drove a rented Home Depot truck the wrong way down a bike path in Manhattan, killing eight people and injuring 11 others, in what is being investigated as a terrorist attack.

According to officials, the driver collided with a school bus and exited the vehicle holding two firearms before police shot him, took him into custody and transported him to a hospital to treat his wounds. Witnesses at the scene said they heard the man yelling "Allahu Akbar," an Islamic phrase meaning "Allah is Greater."

Singer Josh Groban was nearby when the attack took place, tweeting from the scene:

See some of Hollywood's earliest reactions to the news in the tweets below. We'll update this post as we know more information.

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