Dylann Roof Confesses At Charleston Shooting Trial
Dylann Roof hesitated for only moments before confessing to killing nine black people at a Charleston church as an FBI agent questioned him less than a day after the shooting.
The videotaped interview with two FBI agents was shown Friday at Roof's death penalty trial. After standard questions about knowing his rights, FBI agent Michael Stansbury made a minute of small talk about Roof's family, where he went to school and what he did for a living.
When Stansbury asked Roof what happened last night, he paused for about 20 seconds. Then Roof said "Uh, I did it."
Roof was speaking calmly. A few minutes later he said he thought he killed about five people.
Prosecutors plan to show more of Roof's two-hour confession.