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Shelby, N.C. (CBS ATLANTA) -- The 21-year-old mass shooting suspect at a Charleston church was arrested by several officers without incident last Thursday, and following a brief round of FBI questioning, police bought the "very quiet, very calm" Dylann Roof food from a nearby Burger King.

Roof, 21, is accused of killing nine people at a prayer group at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, last Wednesday, the day before his arrest in Shelby, North Carolina. At least five Shelby police officers drew guns and surrounded Roof's black Hyundai sedan after he pulled off the highway from being on the run for nearly 16 hours.

"I'm Dylann Roof," he calmly told police, as he lowered his window and handed over his driver's license, the Charlotte Observer reports.

Shelby Police Chief Jeff Ledford told the Observer a .45-caliber handgun was found in his vehicle and anonymous police sources tell The Washington Post that Roof showed no remorse and expressed a series of racist views as he confessed to the shooting. Witnesses reported that the prayer group had asked the 21-year-old to join them before Roof allegedly announced, "I'll give you something to pray about."

While in police custody in Shelby, the FBI first questioned Roof, Ledford told the Observer. Shelby law enforcement only had one conversation with the mass-shooting suspect - and it was about food.

Although Roof had purchased water and chips at a south Charlotte gas station while on the run through the Carolinas, he had become hungry. Shelby police bought Roof food from a nearby Burger King, Ledford told the Observer.

"He was very quiet, very calm. He didn't talk," Ledford said. "He sat down here very quietly. He was not problematic."

Roof was charged Friday with nine counts of murder and a weapons possession charge. According to WBTV, Roof told police while in custody he'd been planning the attack for a long period of time and he targeted the church because of its links to African-American history.

All nine victims at the AME Church were black.

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