Police have arrested the suspect in a shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina church that left nine dead.
Dylann Roof was arrested on Thursday in Shelby, North Carolina, about three hours north of Charleston.
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• Police chief says incident was 'absolutely a hate crime'
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The church where the shooting took place, the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, has one of the largest and oldest black congregations in the South.
With roots in the early 19th century, the church's current building was built in 1891. It is considered a historically significant building, according to the National Park Service.
One of its founders, Denmark Vesey, tried to organize a slave revolt in 1822. He was caught, and white landowners had his church burned in revenge. Parishioners worshipped underground until after the Civil War.Reuse content