south Carolina shooting

Dylan Roof, 21 year old had said he wants death penalty for the killer if convicted and he will be happy to push the button, which is legal in South Carolina.


Carson Cowles, said he wouldn't forgive the nephew who went to the historic Emanuel AME church in South Carolina and opened fire, killing 9 people who are attending the church bible study last Wednesday.

I'll be the one to push the button. If he's found guilty, I'll be the one to push the button myself. He said

Roof was arrested on Thursday in North Carolina, 250miles away from where he did the shooting and was extradited to South Carolina to answer for his crime. He is guilty of 9 count charges now, and his uncle is asking for a death penalty. 

Another person asking for the death penalty is the governor of South Carolina, Nikke Haley. She said:

 This is a state hurt by the fact that nine people innocently were killed. We will absolutely want him to have the death penalty.


            Nikke Haley

Dylan Roof is currently on suicide watch at the jail he is been held,and away from other inmates. He is got no possibility of bail and also appear in court via video link.


Charleston Shooting, South Carolina: An unidentified white male walked into a historic African-American church during bible study class and open fire on worshippers, killing 9 people on Wednesday evening.


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The unidentified man walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest AME church in the South and started a shooting spree, in what is being investigated as a hate crime. The suspect was still at large at the time of this report.


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Charleston Mayor Joe Riley said :

  The only reason someone would walk into a church and shoot people that were praying is hate.

Eight people died immediately at the scene, the ninth person died on the way to the hospital, a police official said. There were survivors, but Charleston police chief, Greg Mullen,won't say how many people were at the service at the time of the shooting.


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Who Is The Suspect

Police have said the suspect was wearing a grey sweatshirt, blue jeans and boots. He is clean-shaven white man in his 20s, with a slender look.


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Charleston police chief, Greg Mullen said : 

He obviously is extremely dangerous.We will put all our resources, we will put all of our energy in finding this individual

Also the governor of South Carolina, Governor Nikki Haley said :

  While we do not yet know all of the details, we do know that we'll never understand what motivates anyone to enter one of our places of worship and take the life of another.

Charleston police department is asking anyone with useful information to call the emergency service, 911.