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Charleston Church Shooting Victims’ Families Confront Killer In Court: “May God Forgive You”

Dylann Storm Roof has been identified as the shooter at Charleston South Carolina church

Dylann Storm Roof made his first court appearance on Friday after being charged with nine counts of murder for the horrific Charleston church massacre that took place on Wednesday night.

The brutal killings at Emanuel AME Church rocked the nation and claimed nine innocent lives.

READ MORE: Dylann Storm Roof Confesses To Charleston Church Massacre; Charged With 9 Counts of Murder 

The 21-year-old terrorist was ordered to be held without bail.

Chief Magistrate James Gosnell called out the names of each of the victims the victims and asked family members to come forward if they wanted to make a statement.

READ MORE: All 9 Charleston Church Shooting Victims Have Been Identified  

Ethel Lance’s daughter was the first to speak (via video conference) and she offered the killer her forgiveness.

“I will never talk to her ever again. I will never be able to hold her ever again. But I forgive you,” she said.

“You hurt me, you hurt a lot of people. May God forgive you.”

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