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Michelle Obama: Charleston shooting 'horrifying'

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 00:53

First Lady Michelle Obama says she hopes tragedies like the one that killed nine black people at an historic South Carolina church will 'one day come to an end.' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) First Lady Michelle Obama is speaking out about the deadly church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. While visiting military families at Vicenza Air Base in Europe, she said, "We've seen too many tragedies like this, and there is something particularly horrifying about something that happened so senseless in a house of worship, so my heart goes out to the people of Emanuel, and to the people of Charleston. I pray for a community that I know is in pain, and with the hope that tragedies like this will one day come to an end." Dylann Roof has been charged with nine counts of murder for the attack on the historic black church. He's due to face a bail hearing on Friday. The 21-year-old is accused of shooting dead nine black people after spending an hour with them in Bible study.

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Michelle Obama: Charleston shooting 'horrifying'

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 00:53