comScore Debbie Dills Credits Fox News for How She Was Able to Identify Dylann Roof

Debbie Dills Credits Fox News for How She Was Able to Identify Dylann Roof

Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 10.50.43 AMThe North Carolina florist who tailed Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof’s car, and led police to the accused killer, told Fox & Friends this morning that she credits Fox News for helping her be able to recognize the 21-year-old.

When Debbie Dills drove to work on Thursday morning — through Shelby, N.C. — when she spotted a black Hyundai with Confederate-themed South Carolina plates. Pulling up alongside the vehicle, she noticed a young man with blonde bowl-cut hair, and immediately informed authorities.

How was she able to tell it was him? “Actually, watching Fox News, Fox & Friends yesterday morning,” she told the network. “I had paid close attention the night before when I heard about the church shooting… I don’t know why I paid closer attention — I’m calling it divine intervention. I believe God had a plan in it.”

Dills refused to describe her actions as heroic, telling Fox, “I’m not the hero. God’s the hero he just used me. If we are a willing vessel he can use us but we’ve got to open up our hearts and our minds.”

She continued: “I got a little nervous. I’ll be honest with you I’m not a hero and I’m not brave. I just started talking to the Lord about it and I got off of the exit to come on into Kings Mountain and I started thinking about it and thought what if it really was him. I wasn’t sure it was him and I didn’t want to get anybody else in trouble or be overreacting.”

Watch the interview below, via Fox:

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