Charleston church shooting: 9 killed; suspect in custody

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Barbara Owens casts a shadow on a memorial message board outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina June 22, 2015, site of a mass shooting which left nine people dead during a bible study. REUTERS/Brian Snyder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Barbara Owens casts a shadow on a memorial message board outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston

A white gunman opened fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday night, killing 9 people in what officials describe as a hate crime. The suspect, 21-year-old Dylann Roof, was captured by police in North Carolina on Thursday. Catch up on all the of latest developments in Yahoo News' liveblog below.