Was Black Immigrant Shooter Getting Payback for Dylann Roof?

A note mentioning Dylann Roof was found in the car of the black immigrant shooter who attacked people in a Tennessee church.

If this was the motive of the black immigrant shooter then the murders and assaults were some kind of tribal act of revenge where the killing of innocent people was supposed to be justified by Dylann Roof’s killing of innocent people. Sudanese native Emanuel Samson reportedly left a note to that effect in his car at the scene of the shooting.

Ironically, this kind of thing was exactly what Dylann Roof was hoping to start.

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ABC News reports, “Tenn. church suspect’s car had note referencing retaliation for Dylann Roof’s Charleston attack.

A 25-year-old accused of opening fire at a Tennessee church last weekend allegedly had a note in his car referencing some sort of retaliation for the Charleston church attack carried out by white supremacist Dylann Roof two years ago, a law enforcement official said.

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Police have not released a motive, according to The Associated Press.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says a federal civil rights investigation has been opened.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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