Charleston Church Shooting: Hate Crime Or Act Of Terrorism?
A gunman killed nine at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, Wednesday night. Was it a hate crime or a domestic terror attack?By Jake Godin | June 18, 2015
Was the Charleston shooting terrorism?
"The FBI is now on the scene with local police, and more of the bureau's best are on the way to join them. The attorney general has announced plans to open a hate crime investigation," President Obama said during a Thursday statement.
On Wednesday, a gunman walked into Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and killed nine churchgoers, including the pastor, who was also a state senator.