An intense manhunt has been going on all night for a white man who entered a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, Wednesday night and started shooting. The massacre killed nine people, including the church pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. Police have put out a photo of the suspect and his black four-door car. Jeff Pegues reports outside the Emanuel AME Church.
Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff is a presiding elder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina. He helps oversee Emanuel AME Church where pastor and state Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others were killed. Goff joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how the community is coping with the news of violence.
A speech at Texas A&M by the leader of a white nationalist organization brought out hundreds of protesters Tuesday night. The students held signs and chanted as they gathered outside the campus building, where Richard Spencer was speaking. Spencer gained attention during the presidential campaign after a video showed him celebrating the election results, declaring “hail Trump.” Anna Werner reports.
Law enforcement sources tell CBS News that the suspect in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church is Dylann Storm Roof. Roof is accused of killing nine people inside the church and is still on the run. Police released photos of Roof and the car he may be driving. Jeff Pegues reports from Charleston, South Carolina.
The funeral for state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Emanuel AME Church, begins Friday morning. He and eight others were killed in last week’s mass shooting at the historic black church. Hundreds of people gathered Thursday to say goodbye to victims Ethel Lance and Sharonda Coleman-Singleton. Michelle Miller reports outside the TD Arena in Charleston, where President Obama will give a eulogy for Pinckney.
The family of Aretha Franklin continues to plan memorial events following the legendary singer’s death on Thursday at the age of 76. Back in 2011 for “CBS Sunday Morning,” Anthony Mason had the chance to visit the church that sowed Franklin’s roots with the Queen of Soul herself.
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Nathan Ames is opening up about the 13 years he spent at the secretive Word of Life Christian Church in New Hartford, New York. The church is now at the center of a murder investigation after two brothers were beaten last month, during what police describe as a so-called “counseling session.” Don Dahler reports.
Throughout the night, people came to pay their respects to the nine people who were killed late Wednesday. Four of the victims were ministers associated with the historic black church, Emanuel AME Church. Others had worshiped at the church week in and week out for decades. Scott Pelley reports from Charleston, South Carolina.