Dylann Roof Found Guilty In Racially-Motivated Charleston Church Massacre

AP

A jury on Thursday found Dylann Roof guilty on 33 federal charges in the massacre of nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina in June 2015.

Roof is an avowed white supremacist who told authorities he wanted to start a race war with the shooting.

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