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Black church shooting: the victims

They are:

Emanuel AME Church
Revd Clementa Pinckney was killed by the gunman

Revd Clementa Pinckney

Pastor at the church. He was 41 and had two children. He was South Carolina State Senator.

Charleston County Public Library

Cynthia Hurd

Cynthia Hurd

A 54-year-old who had worked at Charleston County Public Library for 31 years. She is survived by her husband Arthur.


Sharonda Coleman-Singleton

Ms Coleman-Singleton's son confirmed her death on Twitter and asked for prayers for the high school track coach and mother of three.


Tywanza Sanders

Tywanza Sanders

26-year-old business graduate. He was said to have had 'a warm and helpful spirit'.


Revd Depayne Middleton-Doctor

A minister at the church. The 49-year-old was also a mother of four daughters.


Susie Jackson

A long time member of the church. The 87-year-old was a "loving, giving person", he grandson said.

Revd Daniel Simmons Sr

The 74-year-old survived the initial shooting but died in hospital some time later. Attended church twice a week.

Myra Thompson

59-years-old and was the wife of a vicar at an Anglican church nearby. She worked as a pastor at the church.

Ethel Lance

The 70-year-old had worked for the church for 30 years. She had five children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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