— Jason Tighe (@jtighe08) June 18, 2015
Police in Charleston, South Carolina are investigating a shooting at a downtown church, USA Today reports.
There are 9 fatalities, including the church’s pastor.
The shooting occurred around 9 p.m. at an address that corresponds with the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the site writes. Police say the suspected gunman is still on the loose, the Charleston Post and Courier reports. The suspect is described as a white male, about 21-years-old.
Suspect in shooting on Calhoun St is a w/m approx 21 slender small build wearing a grey sweat shirt blue jeans timberland boots clean shaven — Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) June
Police searching for suspect in shooting at 110 Calhoun
— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) June 18, 2015
This is a developing story.
SOURCE: USA Today, Twitter | PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter