“Dilbert” creator Scott Adams has apologized for tweeting about his app in the aftermath of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting after receiving a barrage of criticism. Hours after a gunman killed three people and injured 15 others at a festival near San Jose, California, Adams tweeted urging any witnesses to make an account with “Interface by WhenHub,” an app that Adams co-founded that allows users to connect via video chat with an “expert” for a fee. After initially defending his tweet by explaining that the app is “a news gathering tool,” the cartoonist issued an apology. “I said the tweet is poorly worded, and I apologized immediately on Periscope,” Adams told The Washington Post. “But I limited my apology to the people who actually are victims of the tragedy. If any of them were offended, I of course offered my unreserved apology. I accept fully the criticisms of the people who say this was ill-timed or ill-worded.” Hundreds criticized Adams for apparently trying to profit off of the tragedy on social media, as Adams said that his company takes a 20 percent cut of the transactions on a Periscope live stream.