The trial for Emanuel AME church shooter Dylann Roof kicked off Wednesday in Charleston, South Carolina with gripping testimony from one of three survivors, who described him as evil incarnate.
The first set of more than 3,000 potential jurors appeared in court for questioning in the Charleston church shooter trial. Attorney will select 12 jurors for the trail that's set to begin in late November.
Currently, Roof faces 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges based on the allegation that he purposely targeted members of Emanuel based on their race and religion.
The news comes against the backdrop of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston by avowed White supremacist Dylann Roof.
The Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark has been appointed the first female pastor at historic Emanuel AME Church.