Nine people killed in shooting at South Carolina historic church

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Washington, June 18: Nine people have been killed in shooting reported at a historic church in South Carolina in US, media reported on Thursday.

The shooting took place at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday. The shooter is still at large, CNN reported.

Several killed at South Carolina church

According to reports nine people have been killed in the shooting at the church. Number of casualties is yet to be confirmed.

"It's really bad. It's a very bad scene," local pastor Thomas Dixon said.

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Manhunt has been launched to nab the suspect in his mid 20s.

Police said the suspect in the shooting is a clean-shaven white man in his 20s, with a slender build. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and boots.

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