Vandals torch black church in Mississippi -- and spray paint 'VOTE TRUMP' on the side
The Hopewell M.B. Church, which was burned and vandalized with a pro-Trump slogan (Source: Angie Quezada, Delta Daily News)

Vandals in Greenville, Miss. set fire to a black church on Tuesday evening -- and then spray painted a pro-Trump message on the side.


Local news station WLBT reports that the Greenville Fire Department received word of a fire at the Hopewell M.B. Church, a local black church. When they arrived on the scene, they not only found the church burning, but also found the words "Vote Trump" spray painted on the outside of it.

The station also reports that "Mayor Errick D. Simmons, Greenville Fire Chief, Washington County Sheriff and other local state and federal law enforcement agencies are holding a press conference" about the vandalism today at at 10:30 a.m. ET.