Official: SC Sen. Clementa Pinckney among 9 dead in Charleston church shooting

by 5 WCSC  |  published on June 18, 2015

8096337_GCHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – South Carolina Senator Clementa C. Pinckney is among the nine people who were shot and killed inside a downtown Charleston church late Wednesday night, according to local civil rights activist Elder James Johnson.

Charleston Police confirm nine people were killed after shots were fired during a prayer meeting inside Emanuel AME Church on Calhoun Street around 9:05 p.m. Police Chief Greg Mullen said officers arrived to find eight people dead inside the church.

A ninth victim died later at a nearby hospital.

  • Rattlerjake

    Well now that a demoturd senator is a victim the government will jump even harder on the gun control bandwagon. This is all a direct result of LBJ and his great society.

    A perfect example of reaping what you sow. So how’s that gun control working for you senator?

  • Betty Weaver Woods

    This is what Obama and Al Sharpton created…hope they are happy!!

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