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Suspect of South Carolina shooting is still at large

Police are searching for a white man in his 20s suspected of opening fire on members of a historic African-American church in South Carolina.

Charleston Police Department said they are searching for a white man, approximately aged 21, of small build, wearing a grey sweat shirt and blue jeans.

Local newspaper The Post and Courier cited unconfirmed reports that as many as eight people may have been shot.

Mass shooting at prominent African-American church

A mass shooting has taken place in one of America's oldest and most prominent African-American churches.

The shooting happened at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

Multiple people were shot at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, authorities told NBC News.

The suspect was still at large, police said.

"They are looking for a suspect," Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis told NBC News, adding that a description of the shooter wasn't immediately available.

Known as "Mother Emanuel," the church is the oldest AME church in the South, having been founded in 1816. The Gothic Revival-style church is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Footage shows shooting from inside Isla Vista deli

Surveillance footage of the moments Elliot Rodger opened fire at a deli in Isla Vista, California, has been released.

The video broadcast on ABC in the United States shows customers queuing at a cash register before ducking to the floor.

Customers at I.V deli in Isla Vista shown cowering as Elliot Rodger begins shooting. Credit: ABC7

CNN said the video also shows the moments victim Christopher Martinez, 20, ran inside and was hit by bullets before his friends performed CPR, however the footage was not broadcast.

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Boxing Day shooting: Police appeal to trace two men

Danny Walker (L), Gavin Allen (R)

Police investigating the fatal shooting of a man in a West End nightclub on Boxing Day have released pictures of two people they would like to talk to.

Officers are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Danny Walker, 32, and Gavin Allen, 30.

The public are asked not to approach the men but to call the police on 999 if they see them.

31-year-old Hassan Isman Omer died after being shot several times in Avalon nightclub on Shaftesbury Avenue in the early hours of 26th December.

Shooting nightclub 'oozes creativity and class'

The website of a London nightclub where a man was shot dead describes itself as "a revitalised venue that oozes creativity and class".

The Avalon club is on Shaftesbury Avenue in the centre of London. Credit: Google Maps

The Avalon club calls itself a cocktail lounge with live DJs every night, and says it brings "a unique and stylish vibe to the heart of West End's party scene".

Man 'died from multiple gunshot wounds' in nightclub

Scotland Yard said a man shot in the Avalon nightclub in the heart of London's West End died from multiple gunshot wounds.

A police spokesman said:

Police and London Ambulance Service attended to find a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries.

Next of kin have not been informed. We await formal identification.

– Police spokesman

Shaftesbury Avenue has been closed while police investigate.

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