Buffalo mass shooting: Police probe declares 10 dead
A gunman armed with a rifle and body armor opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., killing 10 people and taking a suspect into custody, police said.
The shooting occurred at Tops in the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue.
“This is pure evil,” Erie County Sheriff John Garcia said at a news conference Saturday. “This comes directly from a racially motivated hate crime by people outside our community.”
Peyton Gendren of Bloom County, New York, was arraigned on Saturday and charged with first-degree murder, for which he pleaded not guilty.
In addition to the 10 killed, including a retired Buffalo police officer who worked as a security guard, three suffered non-fatal injuries.
Investigators are looking into whether the alleged gunman live-streamed the massacre and posted a white supremacist manifesto online.
The suspect is an 18-year-old white male from another New York county, officials said.
Local, state and federal officials said they were monitoring the situation and assisting in the investigation.
Buffalo shooting suspect writes racial slur on gun: Unverified photos
The man who killed 10 in a mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York supermarket on Saturday wrote racial slurs against black people at gunpoint, according to unverified images of the massacre circulating on social media.
Officials said they were investigating the suspect’s live-streamed shooting as a hate crime and provided evidence to support that line of inquiry, but have not elaborated.
Civil rights lawyer Ben Crump posted a photo purportedly from a livestream showing a defamatory weapon.
“No motive issue…he wrote it on his assault rifle!!” Mr Crump tweeted on Saturday.
Josh Marcus15 May 2022 02:20
Peyton Gendren: Buffalo mass shooting suspect appears in court, charged with more than 10 murders
Payton Gendron, 18, of Bloom County, New York, was charged Saturday in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., that killed 10 people and injured three others. Convicted of first degree murder.
He was arraigned Saturday night and pleaded not guilty.
He will appear in court for a felony hearing within five days, according to Erie County District Attorney John Flynn.
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Josh Marcus15 May 2022 01:02
Payton Gendron identified as Buffalo shooting suspect and charged with murder
Payton Gendron, 18, of Bloom County, N.Y., has been charged with first-degree murder after a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., killed 10 on Saturday. .
He was arraigned Saturday night and pleaded not guilty.
He has been remanded in custody without bail.
Josh MarcusMay 15, 2022 00:49
PHOTOS: Buffalo gunman suspect makes first court appearance
The teenager allegedly shot and killed 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, made his first court appearance on Saturday.
The person has only been publicly identified by police as an 18-year-old white male from a county hours outside of Buffalo, New York.
The man was wearing a white uniform and a mask.
Erie County District Attorney John Flynn said he could face life in prison without parole for first-degree murder.
Josh MarcusMay 15, 2022 00:36
Police reportedly identify Peyton Gendren as suspect in Buffalo shooting
The Associated Press, citing unnamed law enforcement sources, reported that Peyton Gunderland of Conklin, N.Y., was the prime suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket that killed 10 people.
So far, officials have only publicly confirmed that an 18-year-old white male from outside Buffalo has been detained as the main suspect.
Conklin is about 200 miles southeast of Buffalo.
Josh Marcus15 May 2022 00:21
White House responds to Buffalo shooting
The White House said Saturday that the president had been briefed on the Buffalo mass shooting and expressed his support to the victims.
“The President has been briefed by his Homeland Security Advisor on this afternoon’s horrific shooting in Buffalo, New York,” press secretary Carine Jean-Pierre said in a statement. “As further information becomes available, Developments, he will continue to receive updates throughout the evening and tomorrow. The President and First Lady are praying for those who have lost and their loved ones.”
Josh Marcus15 May 2022 00:09
New York governor expected to visit Buffalo shooting site
New York Gov. Kathy Hocher is expected to visit Buffalo and address the public Saturday night after a mass shooting at a supermarket in the city left 10 people dead and three injured.
Josh Marcus14 May 2022 23:38
Most victims of Buffalo shootings are black, police say
A mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., left 10 people dead, and local and federal officials are investigating it as a hate crime, according to police.
Of those killed, 11 of the 13 gunshots were African-American, officials said Saturday.
The Tops grocery store where the shooting took place is in a predominantly black neighborhood.
Josh Marcus14 May 2022 23:25
Buffalo shooting suspect could face life in prison
A mass shooting at a Buffalo, N.Y., grocery store on Saturday resulted in one person being detained and could face life in prison, according to officials.
A judge will arraign the suspect, an 18-year-old white man, later today, police said at a news conference Saturday.
Josh Marcus14 May 2022 23:13
Buffalo shooting suspect committed ‘pure evil’, sheriff says
More details are emerging about the suspect who killed 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday before being taken into police custody.
“This is pure evil,” Erie County Sheriff John Garcia said at a news conference. “This is a straightforward, racially motivated hate crime from someone outside our community.”
Police added that the suspect, an 18-year-old white male, live-streamed the shooting online.
The FBI said it was investigating the massacre as both a hate crime and an act of violent domestic extremism.
Josh Marcus14 May 2022 23:02