Update: Former Rochester pastor Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. will reportedly take over leadership of the church. In addition, the Charleston County coroner released the names of the nine victims Thursday.
State Senator and pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney was among nine killed when a gunman opened fire Wednesday evening at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., reports stated.
Pinckney’s sister was also killed, according to State House Minority Leader J. Todd Rutherford.