Transcript for Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Captured
This is an ABC news special report. Deadly church shooting tragedy in Charleston. And good morning on any robot we are in erupting your regular programming for breaking news in that deadly church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. We have just learned the suspect 21 year old Dylan roof has been caught in North Carolina. Attorney general Loretta lynch confirms he is now in police custody. Police say roof walked into the historic mother and Manuel AME church in Charleston last night. Sat down for nearly an hour and a Bible study there and then opened fire killing nine people six women. And three men including the church's pastor. Comment at Pinkney who is also a prominent state senator senator we want to bring an ABC news consultant and former FBI special agent Brad Garrett Brad. We talked earlier this morn. You predicted this was going to be a quick search. In the reason why Amy is that he did everything straightforward. Didn't disguise himself. They had great surveillance photographs of them left of eye witness a lot advocate idea and so she could spread the word that he's the shooter. And then he found a short time later I guess I'm. I'm glad that he was taken into custody I'm hoping what how any violence occurring. But you now maple get a better picture as to what his mindset was 21 years old. Looked as though he wanted to be caught left a witness behind those pictures everywhere how do you think police tracked him all the way to North Carolina. Well you'd think about this they had a tag number I think in short order before they told us they knew who he was. You get the word out so literally law enforcement. City county state have its tag number cart restriction description an idea of him. You could only go down soon and erodes if you're still in the car so my guess is they probably get a car stopped or surprised him at a particular location. All right Brad Garrett with the latest in DC Iraq when a return. Harry when out of the regular programming X except in the west for GMA continues President Obama will be speaking on this topic shortly. We will be back with you. For that annual via complete wrap up on today's events tonight on world news tonight with David Muir and you can get any of the latest details from abcnews.com. I mean he robot in New York great day. This has been a special room. For me peace.
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