Donald Trump: Charleston Shooting Is ‘Incomprehensible’

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Real estate mogul and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that a mass-casualty shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. was “incomprehensible.”

Trump’s tweet referenced a Wednesday attack that occurred at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and left nine black people dead at the hands of white gunman Dylann Roof.

Trump’s tweet is below:

Trump announced his presidential candidacy on Tuesday.

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