May 14, 2022
'Multiple people' shot at Buffalo, New York supermarket, police say
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Multiple people were shot Saturday afternoon at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, police there tweeted, adding that the alleged shooter was in custody.
Details on the number of people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their conditions weren't immediately available. Police officials did not immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.
Gov. Kathy Hochul tweeted that she was "closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo," her hometown. She said state officials have offered help to local authorities.
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Who is Payton Gendron?
A SUSPECT has been taken into custody after a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.
Payton Gendron has been accused of killing at least 10 people and injuring three at a Tops Friendly supermarket.1On May 14, 2022, at least 13 people were shot at a Tops Friendly Supermarket in Buffalo, New York Who is Payton Gendron?
Payton Gendron is a white, 18-year-old from Conklin, New York.
Conklin is located over 200 miles southeast of Buffalo, where the shooting occurred.What happened at Tops Friendly Supermarket in Buffalo, New York?
On May 14, 2022, at least 13 people were shot at a Tops Friendly Supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
According to Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia, 10 of the 13 were killed, four of the people shot were store employees and a total of 11 victims were African American.Read More on The US SunMARKET TERROR What to know about the shooting at TOPS Friendly Supermarket in Buffalo'VIOLENT EXTREMISM' Suspect, 18, faces LIFE without parole after 10 die in mass shooting
He was wearing military gear and carrying a rifle into the store while live-streaming the tragic event on Twitch.
Gendron was taken into custody at the scene and is facing first-degree murder charges in New York state court.
Officials said he could also face federal charges, such as hate crimes.
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In a press conference on Saturday, Erie County sheriff John Garcia labeled the event as "pure evil.”
“It was straight-up racially motivated hate crime from somebody outside of our community.”
A police official at the scene told The Buffalo News, “It’s like walking onto a horror movie, but everything is real. It is armageddon-like. It’s so overwhelming.”Read More On The SunEXTREME FALLOUT AGT hit with 'serious federal violations' after stuntman left paralyzedSWITCH UP I’m a Starbucks barista - workers let customers change menu item & it's annoying
New York Governor Kathy Hochul tweeted, “I’m on my way to Buffalo to assist with the response to today’s shooting.
"My heart breaks for the victims’ families and for everyone impacted by this horrific and despicable act of violence.”We pay for your stories!
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