Killings at Charleston church Bible study decried as hate crime
| June 18, 2015
Mourners gather outside Morris Brown AME Church for a vigil the day after a mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina on June 18, 2015. A 21-year-old white gunman accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, was arrested on Thursday, said U.S. officials, who are investigating the attack as a hate crime. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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(Reuters) "This is going to put a lot of concern to every black church when guys have to worry about getting shot in the church," said Tamika Brown while waiting for a prayer vigil at church near the shooting site.