Update, 11:30 am EST: Dylann Storm Roof was reportedly arrested in Shelby, North Carolina, according to multiple news sources.
SPECIAL REPORT: CBS News reports on #CharlestonShooting, capture of suspect Dylann Storm Roof http://t.co/e6zBH9gErz pic.twitter.com/3mw02cfPOV
— CBS News (@CBSNews) June 18, 2015
The FBI has reportedly identified Dylann Storm Roof as the suspected gunman behind the mass shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday. Police released a flier Thursday morning with details of the suspect in the attack:
.@FBI confirms that Dylann Roof, 21, of #Columbia area is suspect in #CharlestonShooting. #chsnews pic.twitter.com/FFYhF1CwYz
— The Post and Courier (@postandcourier) June 18, 2015
The shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church killed nine people, six women and three men, including the church’s pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney.