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Vigils, Prayer Services and Gatherings in Charleston

A constant stream of people have visited the site where nine people were killed Wednesday night by a gunman while attending Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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Mourners hold a cross for victims of the shooting at the Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)
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Mourners hold a cross for victims of the shooting at the Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)

Police stand guard outside the Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)
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Police stand guard outside the Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)

Wedding party bouquets left outside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)
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Wedding party bouquets left outside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)

Angelo Delvekio blows a Shofar outside Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)
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Angelo Delvekio blows a Shofar outside Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, June 20, 2015. (Amanda Scott/VOA)

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