Tag: Charleston Church Shooting

Shelby police dashcam video shows Charleston shooting suspect’s arrest

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments



Shelby police on Monday released dashcam video of the arrest of Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old white man accused of killing nine African-Americans during Bible study in a Charleston church with deep roots in the black community. The video confirms the Shelby Police Department’s account that Roof surrendered meekly after he was approached by officers […]




Continue Reading

Church shooting site to re-open; FBI reviews manifesto

| June 21, 2015 | 0 Comments



CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – A small group of parishioners was allowed inside the bullet-scarred Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church on Saturday, getting a firsthand glimpse of the room where nine people from their congregation were slain. Meanwhile, the FBI said it was investigating a manifesto purportedly written by the suspected gunman, 21-year-old Dylann Roof. The […]




Continue Reading

Arizona sheriff sending armed posse into black churches

| June 21, 2015 | 0 Comments



PHOENIX — A sheriff on trial, accused of harassing some members of a minority community, will send armed volunteer posse members into 60 black churches Sunday in response to the racially motivated attack in South Carolina earlier this week. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who already is under federal supervision because of a ruling two […]




Continue Reading

Judge sets $1M bond on weapon charge; Church shooting suspect to remain in jail on murder charges

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments



CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A judge set bond at $1 million on a single weapons charge against the suspect in a shooting at a downtown Charleston church, but bond was automatically denied on nine murder charges. Dylann Roof, 21, appeared in bond court at 2:15 p.m. Friday.  Relatives and family representatives of the nine people […]




Continue Reading

Details into Charleston shooting suspect’s background emerge

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments



COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – There are new details emerging into what happened in the months leading up to the moment police say Dylann Roof opened fire inside a Charleston church, killing nine people. The 21-one-year-old is from the Midlands area, but Friday morning he was behind bars more than 100 miles away, facing charges in […]




Continue Reading