Shooter Told Friend He Planned To ‘Hurt A Bunch Of People’ At A College
The Charleston shooter told a friend he was planning to shoot people at a college.
The friend, Christon Scriven, told The Associated Press on Friday that he thought Dylann Roof’s statements were just drunken bluster. Still, Scriven said he was concerned enough that he and another friend, Joey Meek, went out to Roof’s car and retrieved his .45-caliber handgun, hiding it in an air-conditioning vent of a mobile home until they all sobered up.
“He just said he was going to hurt a bunch of people” at the College of Charleston, said Scriven, 22.
“I said, `What did you say? Why do you want to hurt those people in Charleston?'”
He just said, “In seven days, they all got seven days.'”