Charleston, S.C. – June 17, 2015: Dylann Roof, 21, of Lexington County is accused of killing nine people during a Bible study inside Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night. Witness said Dylann Roof, sat inside the Church for about an hour before he stood up and started shooting. Eight people reportedly died inside the church and a ninth died at the hospital. According to authorities, six of the victims were female and three were male. The shooter was been arrested and booked into the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center on Thursday evening after being arrested at a traffic stop in North Carolina. The Justice Department Civil Rights Division and the FBI are conducting a hate crime investigation into the shooting.
Please join Church Security 360 Degrees, LLC in praying for the family members of this tragic tragedy. This senseless violence rooted in hate and sin, clearly demonstrates the need of salvation in the hearts and lives of all people. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with the family members, congregation and people of Charleston.