Robert Findlay Smith, 70, was charged Friday with murdering three people at a church in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
Dr. John Cheng attempted to disarm the shooter before he was shot and killed, and he is being hailed by authorities as a "hero."
Congregants used an extension cord to detain the suspect in act of "exceptional heroism and bravery," investigators say.
Many of those in the church when the shooting occurred were Taiwanese, a sheriff's spokesperson said.
The "heroic" actions of a pastor and parishioners potentially prevented any blood from being shed at a North Nashville church over the weekend.
"We've given a big 'F you' to white supremacy and racism ... by building generational wealth in these Black communities, from one of the most horrific race crimes in the country," Sellers said.
All judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have recused themselves from Roof's case, leaving him without a judge to hear his appeal.
"Tucker Carlson Tonight" guest Ryan Cleckner told guest host Mark Steyr that more people would have died in Sunday's church shooting in Texas if Joe Biden, who is in favor of stricter gun control laws, "has his way."
No other mass shooting that is among the 10 deadliest in America's modern history happened in a small town
Jury condemns white supremacist Dylann Roof to death for the hate-fueled killings of nine black parishioners at a Bible study meeting in a Charleston, South Carolina, church in 2015.
Roof, a 22-year-old white supremacist who is representing himself, did not ask the jury to spare his life for the 2015 massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.
Susan R. Thompson made false statements to investigators about placing the flag on the desk.
Angry crowds marched on the Statehouse to demand the flag be taken down on Saturday.
A 15-year-old compromise in a decades-long fight makes moving the flag a daunting legislative task.
Nine people, including state senator Clementa Pinckney, were shot and killed at a historic African-American church.
The newspaper has apologized for the unfortunate timing.