Isaiah Washington

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Hollywood is reacting to the death of Walter Scott who was allegedly shot eight times by a South Carolina police officer.

After witness video surfaced online that showed the 50-year-old's final moments, celebrities including Isaiah Washington couldn't help but voice their opinions online.

"Okay, watching the #WalterScott video was horrible, but I think the brave person who captured the murder is a Hero and a Godsend," the actor and producer wrote on Twitter. "I have 2 sons to raise in this country and #WalterScott atrocity weakens my hope that they can survive in this Nation. Now what?"

He continued, "Now what? @MichaelEDyson What did #WalterScott do wrong? Run away? That required lethal force? Tell me what the ‘plan' is now brother."

The police officer seen in the video was arrested on a murder charge and the FBI has opened a civil rights investigation to see if any violations were made.

Rapper Big Boi shared several tweets from various followers including one message that questioned what would have happened if the video never surfaced.

"If Officer Michael Slager wasn't filmed executing #WalterScott & planting a weapon on him, what would've happened," the tweet read.

Scandal star Joshua Malina chose not to make any political statements. Instead, his message online chose to focus on the man who lost his life in the scandal. "R.I.P. Walter Scott," he wrote

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