The gunman eventually surrendered. He has been arrested and is suspected of a racist incitement crime. Authorities said 11 of the 13 victims were black.
At 2:30 p.m., local time, the man entered the supermarket, armed and armed. He also wore a bulletproof vest. Shot inside. A police officer told The Buffalo News that entering a supermarket was “like going into a horror movie.”
The gunman carried a camera and broadcast his actions live on the Internet. News spread on social media that he had declared himself a racist and anti-Semitic before his actions. The supermarket is located north of the city and is mostly populated by black Americans.
Mayor Byrne Brown told a news conference that the gunman was not a buffalo. The suspected attacker is said to have driven for hours before arriving in the city, “to commit this crime against the buffalo population,” Brown said. It’s a nightmare for a community, ‘he said.
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