With the shooter in the news lately, wanted to take a time out to remember the victims.
These are the faces of the innocent people senselessly murdered. This was a terrible, senseless murder at a church. Makes me sick to this day!
Charleston County Coroner Rae Wooten identified the nine shooting victims as follows: Cynthia Hurd, 54; Susie Jackson, 87; Ethel Lance, 70; Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, 49; Hon. Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41; Tywanza Sanders, 26; Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., 74; Rev. Sharonda Singleton, 45; Myra Thompson, 59.
The Charleston church shooting (also known as the Charleston church massacre) was a mass shooting and hate crime that took place at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States, on the evening of June 17, 2015. During a prayer service, nine people, including the senior pastor, state senator Clementa C. Pinckney were killed by gunman, a 21-year-old white supremacist. Three other victims survived. The morning after the attack, police arrested him in Shelby, North Carolina. He confessed to committing the shooting in hopes of igniting a race war. The shooting targeted one of the United States' oldest black churches, which has long been a site for community organization around civil rights.
May the memories of these 9 Christian brothers & sisters be blessed- and may their legacy live on.
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