St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, was the site of a massacre in March 2017.
One of the victims, Dylann Roof, was convicted of the murders of nine black parishioners in 2015.
In January 2018, Roof was sentenced to death for the murders.
He is currently on death row at the state’s death row.
The church is home to the South Carolina branch of the United Methodist Church.
Roof attended St Anne Church on the South Side of Charleston.
He was a member of the church’s congregation from 2003 until he committed the massacre.
He has since been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Here’s what you need to know about the Charleston massacre.
Roof’s father, Darnell Roof, attended St. Clement Church on Charleston’s South Side before becoming a member.
He also attended a Baptist church on the same block.
His wife, Rachel McAdams, who is white, also attended the church, and both were killed.
Roof was a student at Columbia University in Charleston.
The Charleston Post-Dispatch reports he was known for his rap music.
Charleston Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott in 2014, has not been charged in connection with the shooting.
Roof, who was born in 1992, was a Christian who attended church and was baptized by his parents at St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Charleston in 2013.
He attended St Clement Church for six years before becoming active in the Black Lives Matter movement, according to the church.
He moved to North Charleston, a city near the church site, and attended a church service there.
A day after his death, he and other church members left the church and walked to a nearby park to pray.
Roof claimed to be a member in a Facebook post that included an image of a black man with a gun.
Roof is seen with a rifle.
The Post- Dispatch reports the photo was taken in July 2017.
Roof had also been active in an online group called “I am Not Afraid” and posted online about how “black lives matter.”
He and his wife, Darlene, had two children, Noah, a toddler, and Dylana, an infant.
The couple’s son, Noah Jr., was shot and killed in 2015 by a black teenager.
The shooter, 18-year-old DeShaun Jackson, was also killed by a gun during the shooting spree.
In a Facebook statement, Roof said he had never killed anyone in the past and was in mourning over the shooting of his father.
He later said he was going to pray for the families of the people who died.
In December, Roof called for a gun ban in America.
He said in a post that guns are “not the only tool to defend yourself” and that the United States should be “defending itself with the tools we have.”
He also called for the creation of a federal database that would keep track of every gun purchased in the country.
In an interview with ABC News, Roof also said he would take credit for the Charleston shootings, calling them a “perfect storm” of events that had happened in his community.
His supporters have continued to promote his death and the massacre on social media.
One supporter posted on Twitter that Roof had been “murdered” and called him “a saint” and a “great man.”
The hashtag #GodWillPay is trending on Twitter in support of Roof.