CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - FBI Director James Comey met with state and local law enforcement as well as community leaders in Charleston on Friday in connection to the Emanuel 9 case.
According to a press release by the FBI, Comey met with FBI personnel, and federal, state and local law enforcement who responded to and are investigating the tragedy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The FBI says Comey also met with community leaders in Charleston.
"I grieve with the families of the loved ones lost. The FBI will continue to work tirelessly to prevent these types of violent acts so other communities will be spared the same heartbreak that the good people of Charleston have endured," said Director Comey. "I have the greatest respect and gratitude for all those members of the investigative teams who have supported efforts to bring justice to this horrific situation."