CHARLESTON, S.C. — Dylan Storm Roof, the 21-year-old man who police say strolled into a South Carolina church and lethally shot nine individuals going to Bible study class, was captured in Shelby, N.C., on Thursday.
A senior law requirement authority affirmed the suspect has been taken into custody in North Carolina.
As indicated by WCCB in Charlotte, agents say police ceased Roof at Interstate 74 and Plato Lee Road, west of Shelby, taking after a tip from the public. WSOC reported that Roof utilized an ATM on Providence Road in Charlotte.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has affirmed the Charleston church shooting suspect has been captured.
Subject arrested in #Charleston shooting. Our sincere thanks to the public and our law enforcement partners.
— FBI (@FBI) June 18, 2015
Roof was a quiet individual got a weapon for his 21st birthday in April, his uncle told the New York Daily News.
His uncle Carson Cowles, who portrayed his nephew as a timid individual who minded his own business, said he was appalled by his nephew’s alleged crimes.
“He’s a monster, and they need to catch him, and he needs to pay for what he’s done,” he said prior to Roof’s capture.
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