Charleston church shooting suspect captured: media

Charleston police said the suspected gunman is about 5 foot, 9 inches tall and in his early 20s (AFP Photo/) (Charleston Police Department/AFP)

Charleston (United States) (AFP) - The 21-year-old white man suspected of shooting dead nine people at a black church in the southeastern US city of Charleston has been captured, media reports said Thursday.

Dylann Roof was taken into custody in North Carolina, according to CNN and two local television stations.