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Charleston Police: Church Shooting Suspect Charged With 9 Counts of Murder

Dylann Roof, the white suspect in the massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, has been charged with nine counts of murder, the Charleston police said Friday. Roof, who also faces a charge of possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, is scheduled to appear in court at 2 p.m. (1800 GMT) Friday for a bail hearing, Charleston police said. Federal authorities continue to investigate the killings as a possible hate crime. Roof, 21, was arrested in...

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