01/22/2013 04:54 pm ET

Students Tweet From Lone Star College During Campus Shooting

Twitter updates from students at the Lone Star College-North Harris campus give a glimpse of the terror they felt during the shooting Tuesday at the Houston, Texas-area school.

One student, @amandaplease223, asked a friend to get word to her family that she was safe:

As Mashable noted, journalists attempted to get photos from @amandaplease223 and didn't get the response they hoped for:

More tweets from students at the school are in the slideshow below:

Tweets From Lone Star College During Shooting On Campus