After Charleston, Dylann Roof headed for 2nd AME church, documents say

Charleston S.C. shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby N.C. In court documents unsealed Tuesday Feb. 21 2017 Roof convicted of killing nine worshippers

The pastor of Branch AME, Rev. Rufus Berry, said he canceled Bible study that night because he was late getting off from his regular job. "I'm trying to get through it", Berry said Wednesday, moments before heading to the very Bible study class that was canceled the night of the shootings.

The GPS data also showed that Roof had driven by Branch AME about four months before the shooting, on February 27, 2015, prosecutors said.

"I would hate to know what the outcome would be".

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist terrorist who killed nine churchgoers in a racially motivated hate crime in Charleston in 2015, had lists of other black churches in his vehicle the day of the murders and had targeted them for further killings, according to court documents released Tuesday.

"We had skipped a little bit and we didn't have it that night", she said.

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In December, a jury convicted him of 33 federal charges in the killing of nine people as they prayed at the end of a Bible study at the historic Charleston church known as Mother Emanuel.

Defense attorneys argued there was no evidence to suggest Roof was going to continue his attack at another church.

After his arrest, Roof told officers that he had researched other black churches.

According to the report, Roof apparently told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that he was too exhausted after attacking Emanuel to keep shooting.

Roof, who was armed, drove to the second church, which "supports the inference that Defendant meant to continue his racially motivated violence at Branch AME Church that night and, more specifically, that his intended targets were African-American congregants at a church", prosecutors stated in the court document filed in September.

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