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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 19, 2015

U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom To Speak at Mt. Zion Baptist Church

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom will speak during a prayer service Saturday in Kansas City, Kan., for the victims of the shooting in Charleston, S.C.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims in Charleston,” Grissom said. “The Department of Justice has opened a hate crime investigation. We will use every tool to investigate this tragic event.”

The service will be from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 417 Richmond Ave., in Kansas City, Kan. The Rev. C.L. Bachus will preside.

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Updated June 19, 2015