Is Dylann Roof a loner or a white supremacist?

A picture is beginning to develop of the life of Roof and his motivation for church attack that left nine people dead.

    A picture is beginning to develop of the life of Dylann Roof and his motivation for the church attack in which nine African-Americans were killed.

    The 21-year-old white man was a loner with a recent police record of minor offences, and known for making racist remarks.

    Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo has more from Roof's home town of Lexington, about 200km from Charleston.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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