Dorchester A.M.E. Church Pastor Reacts To Charleston, S.C., ShootingPlay
Wednesday night in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylann Roof allegedly walked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and sat in a prayer service for about an hour.
Police suspect he then opened fire and killed nine people.
"There's something particularly heartbreaking about a death happening in a place in which we seek solace and we seek peace, in a place of worship," said President Obama.
We hear from a pastor at a local African Methodist Episcopal church in Dorchester.
Rev. Dr. Gregory Groover, pastor at the Historic Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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This segment aired on June 18, 2015.