GREENVILLE, Miss. (WGNO) – A black Baptist Church in Mississippi was burned Tuesday night. The arsonist also spray-painted the words “Vote Trump” on the side of the burned church.
The Delta Daily News in Greenville, Mississippi, reports that the FBI is investigating the case for possible civil rights violations. The fire mainly damaged the church sanctuary. No one was injured in the fire.
The Greenville Police Department declined comment and directed all calls to the mayor’s office, which hasn’t responded to requests for comment.
A woman from a nearby church told the newspaper that the community is in shock over the incident.