>>and now we'll go to julia rose in the studio.
She has reaction from when he today we heard from local state and federal lawmakers and even president trump.
>>and while everyone's views are a little different.
It was unanimous that something must be done to keep weapons out of the hands of people like marreese hill.
>>in response to the gunfire that rang out in north philadelphia wednesday calls for change rang out inside city hall we can and must do more to protect our officers.
>>and all of our citizens.
>>philadelphia mayor jim kenney along with other city and state lawmakers demanded reforms and regulations to gun laws we don't see change.
>>gun violence will continue to ravage our communities and tear families apart we've got to start with figuring out ways of getting guns at the hands of people like that are who shot 6 officers yesterday the disgust and anger of local leaders echoed by federal lawmakers.
>>including president donald trump who tweeted about the violent incident, writing in part, the philadelphia shooter should never have been allowed to be on the streets.
He had a long and very dangerous criminal record.
>>it's about time.
We have a debate on the floor of the united states senate, not simply in a background check bill.
But also on a bill that deals with the weapon itself.
>>philadelphia's police commissioner says the suspected gunman 36 year-old murray's hill had a military-style a r 15 and a handgun which he used to fire rounds for hours.
Some senators spoke specifically about those a r 15 state ban on military-style assault weapons.
>>to me released a statement reading in part.
The shooter who attempted to murder bray philadelphia police officers yesterday is a convicted felon who had no right to possess a firearm we can do more to strengthen our gun safety laws and better protect law enforcement.
>>and we expect to learn more about governor will see plans.
He was originally set to sign an executive order today on gun reform