CHARLESTON CO., S.C. (WCBD) –The Charleston County Sheriff will hold a news conference on Thursday to discuss an assault involving Dylann Roof that happened Thursday morning, The news conference will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Roof, 22, is in jail awaiting trial for the shooting of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015.
According to the incident report, another inmate started hitting Roof in the face and body while he was in the shower. Officials say the incident was unprovoked and was broken up by a detention officer.
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