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Man Writes Moving Message On Church Shooting Suspect's Facebook Page

Dylann Roof, who is suspected of fatally shooting nine people at a historic South Carolina church last night, was arrested following a traffic stop in North Carolina earlier today.

Authorities released this photo of the 21-year-old from his Facebook page shortly after he was first named a suspect.

Roof is thought to have claimed his victims solely because they were black. The jacket in the photo features flags from apartheid-era Africa.

Among the many who sought out Roof's Facebook profile upon seeing the image was Christian musician Marcus Stanley.

Stanley was shot eight times in 2004 during a gang initiation and still has a bullet in his back, according to BuzzFeed.

Most believe Roof deserves only condemnation, but Stanley left a massive comment on the photo declaring the shooter is still loved by God, who will grant forgiveness if he confesses his sins.

Here's the whole Facebook post:

Citations: This Person Wrote A Heartfelt Message On The Charleston Church Shooting Suspects Facebook Page (BuzzFeed)