Upon learning of the tragic shooting at the Emmanuel AME Church in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday night, Darius Rucker tweeted, “I don’t know what to say. I am in utter shock. Thoughts and prayers to our community & those families affected by this horrible tragedy.”
Nine people were killed in the shooting during a Wednesday night prayer meeting. The alleged shooter was taken into custody Thursday morning.
A few other country stars shared their prayers for the shooting victims via social media:
— The Band Perry‘s Neil Perry: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” #PrayForCharleston #myheartishurting”
— Mickey Guyton: “Praying for Charleston. My heart hurts.”
I don’t know what to say. I am in utter shock. Thoughts and prayers to our community & those families affected by this horrible tragedy.
— Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) June 18, 2015
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