Charleston, SC (WLTX) - The City of Charleston has come up with a way for people to help the victim's of the massacre at a historic church in the city.

Charleston police say a suspect opened fire inside Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church around 9 p.m. Wednesday night. Investigators believe the killings were a hate crime.

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley said the city's created the a fund in the church's name, and said it will be a vehicle for people to help victims, including with things such as funeral expenses.

Riley said people can go to any Wells Fargo location to donate. People can also mail a donation to the following address.

Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

C/O City of Charleston

P.O. Box 304

Charleston, SC 29402