The younger sister of Dylann Roof, who murdered nine black parishioners during bible study at a Charleston church, was arrested and charged Wednesday for possessing drugs and weapons on school grounds.
Morgan Roof, 18, was charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, which confirmed her relationship to Dylann Roof.
Morgan Roof had also made a social media post on Snapchat which alarmed the student body.
In it, Morgan Roof said she hoped the students participating in the National Walkout Day, protesting gun violence, would “get shot.”
Students across the U.S. participated in the walkout, including many at schools in the Midlands and Columbia. AC Flora was one of the participating schools.
Based on what Morgan Roof posted online, she disagreed with the walkout. What struck a nerve was her comment that “we know it’s fixing to be nothing but black people walkin out anyway.”
After her brother murdered nine black people at a church which he purposely selected because of it’s black parishioners, he told