You lost a child today too. I am so sorry for your loss. I know that you must be shocked , bewildered and horrified by your son's actions. I know that I would be.
Whenever the country is reeling from the aftermath of a horrifying act, I always wonder about the parent's of the perpetrator. I wonder what you are thinking and feeling.
I know that if I were in your place I would be wondering what I did wrong. Did I cause my son to commit this atrocity? I would be afraid for my life as people look to place blame. I would be confused and sad and very angry with my son. BUT (and that's a big but) he would still be my son. You don't stop loving your child because they have done something wrong.
Arlene, I just want you to know, that I do not blame you. I want you to know how sorry I am that you are going through this. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the families of the lost and the wounded.