What We Know About The Charleston Church Shooting
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
And let's hear one more voice on this tragedy. It is South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley who has been speaking with reporters this morning.
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S.C. GOVERNOR NIKKI HALEY: We woke up today, and the heart and soul of South Carolina was broken.
INSKEEP: Nikki Haley speaking just a short time ago. Again, authorities have given us some news here this morning, stating that they now have a suspect in custody in the shooting that killed nine people at a South Carolina church. The suspect's name is Dylann Roof, 21 years old, described as having ties to white supremacists.
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