Alleged killer Dylann Roof
At least nine people were killed by a young white man in the oldest black African Methodist Episcopal church in the South.
The dead included the pastor.
The Post Courier said they were shot inside the oldest African American Methodist Episcopal Church in the South. One arrest was reported but apparently the individual was later released.
No information was immediately released on the weapon or weapons used. Police searched overnight for the killer, identified as 21-year-old Dylann Roof.The Southern Poverty Law Center says there are at least 784 active hate groups.