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Tony Hale on Lafayette Shooting: ‘It’s Just Complete and Utter Darkness’ (Video)

”Veep“ star shares his thoughts with TheWrap on the Louisiana movie theater tragedy

“Veep” star Tony Hale weighed in on the Louisiana shooting, sharing his grief on the tragedy that rocked America this week.

“There’s no words for it because it’s just complete and utter darkness,” the actor said during a photo shoot with TheWrap on Friday. “I think it’s just that feeling … just that out-of-controlness.”

Three people were killed and nine wounded when a lone gunman opened fire in a Lafayette movie theater Thursday evening during a screening of “Trainwreck,” leaving many in the Hollywood community in shock.

The suspect, John Houser — who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound — suffered from manic depression and bipolar disorder, according to a 2008 protective order filed in Carroll County, Georgia, and spent time in a mental health facility from 2008 to 2009. He was prescribed medication to take daily, but sometimes forgot to take it, according to an incident report.

“You’re dealing with not only a severe mental illness, you’re dealing with such a dark evil side of the world you can’t even wrap your mind around it,” Hale said.

“Trainwreck” star Amy Schumer was one of the first members of the Hollywood community to respond after the shooting.

“My heart is broken and all my thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Louisiana,” the comedian tweeted.

Watch the interview with Hale here.

See more video reactions to the Lafayette movie theater shooting below.