1 de 6Noah Nicolaisen, of Charleston, S.C., kneels at a makeshift memorial, Thursday, June 18, 2015, down the street from where a man opened fire Wednesday night during a prayer meeting inside the Emanuel AME Church, killing several people in what authorities are calling a hate crime. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
2 de 6US Congressman Jeff Denham (C), R-California, prays with Senator Chris Coons (6th L), D-Deleware, Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee (5th L), D-Texas, Senator Chuck Grassley (4th L), R-Iowa, and Congressman Joe Wilson (3rd L), R-South Carolina, in front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 18, 2015, during a moment of silence for the nine killed in a church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON
3 de 6Worshippers embrace following a group prayer across the street from the scene of a shooting at Emanuel AME Church, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. A white man opened fire during a prayer meeting inside the historic black church, killing multiple people, including the pastor, in an assault that authorities described as a hate crime. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
4 de 6This security camera footage handout grab released by the Charleston (South Carolina) Police Department on June 18, 2015 and obtained on the city of Charleston FaceBook page shows the man suspected of killing nine people in a shooting at a historic black church. The footage shows a slender young white man with dark blond or brown hair in a distinctive bowl-type haircut, and wearing a grey sweater. Police said he is about 5 foot, 9 inches tall and is in his early 20s. The suspect was seen leaving the church in a black sedan, police said. The gunman was on the run on June 18 after fatally shooting at least nine worshippers, including the pastor, in a predominantly black church in downtown Charleston, in what police called a hate crime. AFP PHOTO / CHARLESTON POLICE DERPARTMENT == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / MANDATORY CREDIT: "AFP PHOTO / CHARLESTON POLICE DERPARTMENT"/ NO MARKETING / NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS / NO SALES / DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ==
5 de 6Surreace Cox, of North Charleston, S.C., holds a sign during a prayer vigil down the street from the Emanuel AME Church early Thursday, June 18, 2015, following a shooting Wednesday night in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
6 de 6Kim Hamby, right, prays with her daughter Kayla 4, as they lay flowers at a makeshift memorial down the street from where a white man opened fire Wednesday night during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church killing several people in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
El joven de 21 años mató a nueve personas en una iglesia de la comunidad afroamericana de Charleston (Carolina del Sur) en la noche del miércoles y fue arrestado por la policía el jueves en una ruta de Carolina del Norte).
La policía de Charleston anunció en Twitter que Roof comparecerá en una audiencia hoy. El hombre también fue acusado por posesión de un arma de fuego durante un crimen violento.
El ataque fue cometido el miércoles en la iglesia Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church de Charleston (Carolina del Sur), donde el joven se introdujo en una reunión de estudio de la biblia y disparó luego contra los congregados.