There has been a killing spree in Buffalo, New York. Media reports of at least ten dead.
Update from May 15, 00:05: The Buffalo shooter killed at least 10 people, according to police. In addition, three people were injured in the supermarket in the city in the US state of New York, police chief Joseph Gramaglia said on Saturday.
The Buffalo shooter has been taken into custody, according to the city mayor. “The shooter was not from this community,” Byron Brown said at a news conference on Saturday afternoon (local time). “The shooter traveled hours from outside of this community to commit this crime against the people of Buffalo.” According to police, the gunman was heavily armed and opened fire in the supermarket parking lot.
USA: Ten dead after shots in supermarket – police officer speaks of “horror film”
Update from May 14, 11:40 p.m.: According to a media report, ten people were killed in a gun attack at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. An attacker armed with a rifle opened fire in the store and killed ten people, local newspaper The Buffalo News reported on Saturday, citing a police representative and investigators. Three other people were injured, two of them seriously.
According to the report, the attacker wore a bulletproof vest and helmet and opened fire with a “powerful rifle”. Since the shooter was equipped with a camera, the police are checking whether the act of violence was broadcast live on the Internet. The newspaper quoted a police officer as comparing the crime scene to a “horror movie”.
USA: Eight dead after shots in supermarket – first details known
origin message: Buffalo – In the US city of Buffalo, a man is said to have shot several people. According to BNO-NewThe shooting took place in a shopping mall. The assassin is said to have even streamed live.
Buffalo shooting: shooter in supermarket kills at least eight people
According to media reports, the shooter in the US city of Buffalo caused a large police operation with apparently several injuries. The information on the number of injured varies. Consistent media reports initially spoke of at least eight people who died in the incident. This was reported next to the US news agency AP on Saturday also the TV stations NBC and ABC citing unnamed sources. BNO News spoke of ten dead in the evening.
It was initially unclear how many people were injured and whether the death toll could rise. The information about the perpetrator also varies greatly. The New York City Police Department said the shooter had been arrested. NBC reported, however, that the perpetrator had been killed.
Buffalo shooting: Gov. warns residents – ‘Please avoid the area’
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul wrote on Twitter on Saturday that she was closely monitoring the situation after the incident at a local grocery store. “If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow the instructions of law enforcement and local authorities.” In Essen, the police were able to prevent a 16-year-old rampage. An arrest warrant was issued against him. (chd/dpa)
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