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CNN: S.C. lawmaker says victims 'waited their turn to be shot'

By Tony Lone Fight

tlonefight@charlotteobserver.com

CNN released a video yesterday of State Representative William Chumley raising the question of why the victims in the Charleston shooting didn't do more to defend themselves.

From the exchange:

Chumley: "...These people sat in there, waiting their turn to be shot. That's sad."

CNN's Drew Griffin: "Are you asking that these people should should have tackled him, these women should have fought him?"

Chumley: "...I don't know what the answer was. I know it's really horrible for nine people to be shot.  I understand that he reloaded his gun during the process."

The full video:

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