Charleston shooter charged with additional murder counts

Washington, July 8 (IANS) The white shooter who had been charged with killing nine African-Americans in a racially-motivated shooting spree in a church in South Carolina state last month was indicted on three additional murder charges, a media report said.
Dylann Roof, 21, was arrested on nine murder charges for each African-American churchgoer he allegedly killed and also a charge of possessing weapons.

He now faces three attempted murder counts in the state court for three survivors of the massacre on June 17 at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Xinhua reported on Tuesday.


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