Church Shooting Suspect Busted in Traffic Stop

Dylann Roof reportedly captured in Shelby, NC
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2015 10:55 AM CDT
This April 2015 photo released by the Lexington County, SC, Detention Center shows suspect Dylann Roof, 21.   (SC Detention Center via AP)
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(Newser) – "I can confirm that there is a suspect in custody" for last night's church shootings in Charleston, Attorney General Loretta Lynch told a press conference today, per the AP. Charleston's mayor, police chief, and the FBI are all confirming the arrest of 21-year-old Dylann Roof; Reuters reports, reportedly after a traffic stop in Shelby, NC. Police in Charleston say they'll be holding a news conference early this afternoon, notes the New York Times.

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