06/26/2015 02:54 am ET

Paul McCartney Delivers Show-Stopping Charleston Tribute In Columbia, South Carolina

Performing in South Carolina on Thursday night, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Paul McCartney dedicated a song to the victims of the mass shooting in Charleston.

"We pray that people of all colors will be able to live together in peace and harmony," the musical icon said before playing the 1970 Beatles classic, "The Long And Winding Road."

Nine black churchgoers were killed in a racially-motivated shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17. Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old suspected gunman, was captured the following day.

McCartney also honored the victims at the Firefly Music Festival in Delaware last week, and that video can be seen above.

Thursday's performance was at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, the state's capital, about 115 miles from the scene of the attack.


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