Justin Timberlake Took Time For The Santa Fe Shooting Victims During His Texas Tour Stop

"Texas strong."

While in Houston this past week, Justin Timberlake took time during his Man of the Woods concert tour to pay tribute to victims of the recent shooting at Santa Fe High School, in which 10 people were killed and 13 others injured.


According to local station KHOU11, Timberlake dedicated a performance of his song "Until the End of Time" to victims of the shooting during Wednesday's show at the Toyota Center. The singer also reportedly wore a "Santa Fe Strong" T-shirt. 

According to Access Online, Timberlake also stopped by a nearby hospital during his time in the area. He visited with an injured student named Sarah Salazar, whose mother Sonia Lopez-Puentes posted a photo of the two together, adding that Timberlake "brought her a gift."

As People points out, money has been raised for Salazar through a GoFundMe page, started by the student's aunt Norma Irlas. According to the page, Salazar was "shot from the neck down to her thigh," and suffered a fractured mandible and several rib fractures. She's now intubated in the ICU after undergoing an emergency surgery.

"Texas Strong. Round two tonight, Houston. Let's get it," Timberlake wrote in a recent Instagram post.

During Friday's show, Timberlake welcomed Houston Texans player J.J. Watt to the stage. "Cheers to a resilient city of Houston, Texas. May the Houston Rockets make the Finals," Timberlake reportedly said, as the pair took shots.

Shortly after the shooting, Watt offered to pay for the victims' funerals. "Absolutely horrific," he tweeted about the tragedy.

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