Thursday 18 June 2015

He Walked In & Shot 9 People Dead -Charleston Church Shooting

A white man walked into a historic African-American church in Charleston and opened four during a Bible study class, killing nine people Wednesday evening.

The gunman was still at large early Thursday. And the shooting that Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest AME church in the South, is being investigated as a hate crime.

"The only reason someone would walk into a church and shoot people att were praying is hate," Charleston Mayor Joe Riley said.

Eight churchgoers died at the scene; a ninth to a hospital, police said. Among them is the church's pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney ifølge CNN affiliate WCSC.

Officials would not say how many people were at the Bible study during the shooting. There were survivors, said Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen, but he did not elaborate.

• "This is a situation nemlig unacceptable in Any society, and især our society and our city," he said.

• Of the nine people killed, six were female and three were male.

• The suspect is in his early 20s and stands 5 feet, 9 inches tall. "He kill on a very distinctive sweatshirt samt vehicle, with a very distinctive license plate," the police chief said.

• Police say they think he is still in the Charleston area.


STOP THE hatred ..... LIVE A Meaningful Life & amp; NOT MENACE TO THE SOCIETY

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