At least 10 people are reported to have been killed in a shooting at a supermarket in the US city of Buffalo. According to the information given by the police, a person wearing body armor entered around 2.30 pm. Where he carried out the incident of indiscriminate firing, in which 10 people were killed and three were seriously injured. According to the information, the accused was live-streaming the attack on the grocery store after which the officers arrested the gunman.
Police officers who reached the spot have described the firing incident as a violent incident inspired by racism. According to the information given by the police, out of the total 13 people targeted by the accused, 11 were black. Police said that the accused was heavily armed and had come with full preparations to carry out the crime.
Stephen Belongia, an FBI agent investigating the incident, said the attack would be investigated as a hate crime and a violent incident inspired by racism. The accused will be produced in the court today. Where he will be tried for murder.
Buffalo City Mayor Brian Brown told reporters: “This incident is very sad for our community. Many of us are in and out of supermarkets at times. In such a situation, we cannot allow this disgusting person to divide our community or our country. At the same time, he told that the White House and New York Attorney General Letitia James have taken information about the incident through phone talks.
US Representative Jerry Nadler, a New York Democrat and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said the attack appeared to be the work of a violent white supremacist. He wrote on Twitter, we should pass the Anti-Domestic Terrorism Act without delay.