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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

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” #PrayForCharleston #myheartishurting

A photo posted by Neil Perry (@neilperry) on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:07am PDT

Praying for Charleston. My heart hurts. ??

A photo posted by Mickey Guyton (@mickeyguyton) on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:27am PDT

 

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