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Charleston Shooting Updates: Suspected Gunman Charged With 9 Counts of Murder

Web ExclusiveJune 18, 2015
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Police have reportedly arrested the gunman who shot dead nine people attending Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Authorities identified the suspected gunman as 21-year-old Dylann Roof. The known victims include the church’s pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a state senator, and his sister.

On Friday’s Democracy Now! we dedicated the hour to the Charleston shooting.

Below are updates from Twitter and around the web:

















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