Photos: America is mourning the victims of the Charleston shooting

After alleged shooter Dylann Storm Roof killed nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday night, mourners gathered in the city and around the country to honor the victims.

Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina
Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina (Reuters/Brian Snyder)
AP566361316199
Morris Brown AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina
Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina (Reuters/Grace Beahm/Pool)
AP264453825189
Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina (Reuters/Grace Beahm/Pool)
Morris Brown AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina
Morris Brown AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina (Reuters/Brian Snyder)
AP79313353251
Lawmakers in Washington DC (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)
Betty Maddox
An interfaith vigil at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Rebecca Breyer)
home our picks popular latest obsessions search