The suspect in the tragic shooting at the historic Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday evening has been identified.
His name is Dylann Storm Roof, he's 21-years-old, white and from the Columbia area.
Nine people died last night as a result of the shooting, including State Senator Clementa Pinckney.
Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said he believes this was a hate crime.
Here's everything we know about him so far:
The FBI identified Roof as the suspect on Thursday morning.
Roof has a criminal record and is out on bond for drug and trespassing charges.
According to an uncle, Roof received a gun for his 21st birthday.
During the shooting, Roof allegedly revealed his hateful motive.
Roof's Facebook page features an image of him wearing a jacket with the flags of apartheid-era South Africa and Rhodesia.
He has black friends on Facebook, but that really doesn't tell us much.
Many have labeled Roof a terrorist.
He's reportedly driving a black Hyundai.
Roof has reportedly been arrested in North Carolina.