- Morgan Roof was charged with possession of weapons on school grounds
- She is the 18-year-old sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof
- The younger roof apparently posted a threatening message to her Snapchat
The sister of the Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested Wednesday after bringing a knife to school with her and threatening students participating in the walkout against gun control.
Morgan Roof has been charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds, WISTV reported.
The 18-year-old was apprehended after the student body was alarmed due to a threatening post on her Snapchat, in which she said she hopes students participating in the National Walkout Day ‘get shot.’
The sister of the Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested Wednesday after bringing a knife to school with her and threatening students participating in the walkout against gun control
Thousands of students across the United States walked out of their school on Wednesday, on the month-anniversary of the Parkland school shooting, to protest gun violence.
The school she attends, AC Flora, was one of the schools that participated.
In her Snapchat post she made clear she disagrees with the walkout and went on to say: ‘we know it’s fixing to be nothing but black people walkin’ out anyway.’
‘Your (sic) walking out for the allowed time of 17 min, they are letting you do this, nothing is gonna change what tf you think it’s gonna do?’ she wrote in the post.
‘I hope it’s a trap and y’all get shot we know it’s fixing to be nothing but black people walkin out anyway. No offense ofc buuut (sic).’
On her person when she was arrested was a knife, marijuana and pepper spray.
The 18-year-old apparently brought a knife, marijuana and pepper spray with her to school.
Dylann Roof opened fire on a church in Charleston, South Carolina, brutally murdering nine black parishioners on June 17, 2015 in an effort to start a race war.
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