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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami Herald reporter, in Charleston to cover a Jeb Bush event scheduled to take place Thursday morning, was staying less than a block away from the church where the massacre unfolded Wednesday night.

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Patricia Mazzei, reporter for CBS4 news partner’s the Miami Herald, said she was returning to her hotel from having dinner when she witnessed plenty of police and ambulance on the scene.

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Jeb Bush canceled his campaign appearance Thursday morning because of the shooting.