New York / Shooting at Buffalo supermarket kills 10, attackers in custody

Zoom News : May 15, 2022, 07:40 AM
Buffalo. At noon Saturday, 10 people were shot at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Police said the gunman has been taken into custody. The information about the people who came in the grip of firing in Top Friendly Market is not yet available. Governor Kathy Hochul tweeted that she is in contact with officials about the incident 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. At present, the police have taken this 18-year-old attacker into custody. Although its name has not been given yet.

attack on black people

According to the BBC, most of the blacks live in the area where this shooting incident took place. Most of the victims are black. Buffalo Police Commissioner Gramaglia said 13 people were shot, 10 of them dead and the rest being treated in hospital. The suspect is said to have driven for several hours to reach this area of ​​the city.

surrendered himself

3 people working in supermarket are seriously injured. A retired police officer working as a security guard here tried to shoot the suspect, but he did not succeed. Police said the suspect was carrying a powerful rifle and was also wearing a helmet. He later surrendered his weapon. It is expected that he will be produced in the court on Saturday.

What did the FBI say?

The FBI called the shooting "violent extremism." "We are investigating this incident as a hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism," agent Stephen Belongia of the FBI's Buffalo Office said in a press conference.