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Communities remember the victims

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Many South Carolina communities came together Thursday to hold prayer vigils for the victims and their families involved in the deadly church shooting that took place Wednesday night at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC.

All nine victims have been identified in the tragic shooting. They include:

·         Cynthia Hurd, age 54

·         Susie Jackson, age 87

·         Ethel Lance, age 70

·         Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, age 49

·         The Honorable Rev. Clementa Pinckney, age 41

·         Tywanza Sanders, age 26

·         Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., age 74

·         Rev. Sharonda Singleton, age 45

·         Myra Thompson, age 59

Dylann Storm Roof, age 21, is the suspect who was arrested in Shelby, NC in connection with the shooting.

Roof was previously charged with trespassing in April 2015 and possession of schedule III drugs, first offense in February 2015.

Roof attended Dreher High School and White Knoll High School in South Carolina, according to the Office of Research, Power School records.

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