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Dylann Roof Convicted In Church Shooting, Victims' Family React02:08

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Dylann Roof was found guilty Thursday on 33 counts of federal hate crimes.

In July 2015, the self-avowed white supremacist entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, and during a prayer service, fatally shot nine parishioners and wounded three others.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Alexandra Olgin (@Alexolgin), Charleston reporter for South Carolina Public Radio, about the trial and what to expect in the sentencing process.

This segment aired on December 16, 2016.


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