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Church Shooting Victim Rev. Pinckney Lies in Honor at SC Capitol


1. A horse drawn caisson carrying the casket of Rev. Clementa Pinckney arrives at the South Carolina State House, where a Confederate battle flag flies outside, on June 24, 2015 in Columbia..

Pinckney, a pastor and state senator, was one of nine people shot to death during a Bible study inside Emanuel AME church in Charleston. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are expected to attend the funeral which is set for Friday, June 26 at the TD Arena.


2. The caisson carrying the casket of Rev. Pinckney arrives in front of the South Carolina State House. Pinckney will lie in state inside the rotunda of the Capitol building.


3. As lawmakers, family and friends look on, the South Carolina Highway Patrol Honor Guard carry the coffin of Rev. Pinckney.


4. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is hugged as she looks while standing with other lawmakers as South Carolina Highway Patrol Honor Guard prepare to carry the coffin of Rev. Pinckney.


5. Visitors pay their respects during an open viewing for Rev. Pinckney at the South Carolina State House.


6. A Highway Patrol honor guard stands over Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s body during a public viewing in the Statehouse. President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the eulogy at Pinckney’s funeral Friday morning at the College of Charleston.

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