New York State Buffalo Shooting: Most of the blacks live in the area where the shooting took place. Most of the victims are black. Buffalo Police Commissioner Gramaglia said 13 people had been shot.
Buffalo. At least 10 people were shot at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, at noon on Saturday. Police said the gunman had been taken into custody. The shootings in the top-friendly market have hit and there is no information about the people at the moment. Governor Cathy Hochul tweeted that she was in touch with authorities over the incident that took place at a grocery store in her hometown of Buffalo.
According to the police, before the shooting, the attacker used a camera to show the incident online. Police have taken the 18-year-old attacker into custody. However, its name has not yet been revealed.
Attacks on black people
According to the BBC, most of the blacks live in the area where the shooting took place. Most of the victims are black. Buffalo Police Commissioner Gremaglia said 13 people were shot, 10 of them dead and the rest were being treated in hospital. It is being said that the suspect drove for several hours to reach this area of the city.
Three people working in the supermarket were seriously injured. A retired police officer working as a security guard here tried to shoot the suspect but without success. Police said the suspect was carrying a powerful rifle and was also wearing a helmet. He later surrendered his weapon. He is expected to be put on the court on Saturday.
What did the FBI say?
The FBI called the shooting “violent extremism”. Stephen Belongia, an agent for the FBI’s Buffalo Office, said at a press conference: “We are investigating this incident as a hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism.” (With PTI Input)
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