At least eight individuals have died after a person opened hearth in a Buffalo, N.Y. supermarket, in accordance with a number of experiences.
The Buffalo Police Division cited a “mass shooting” at a Tops Pleasant Market on Jefferson Avenue in a tweet posted shortly earlier than 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The tweet mentioned the alleged shooter was in custody.
“I am closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo,” Gov. Kathy Hochul tweeted in regards to the shooting in her hometown. “We have offered assistance to local officials. If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow guidance from law enforcement and local officials.”
New York Lawyer Normal Tish James, who was at a large demonstration for abortion rights at this time in Brooklyn, tweeted: “All of New York is with Buffalo after this tragic mass shooting.”
Mayor Eric Adams, who additionally attended the Brooklyn rally at this time, additionally posted on Twitter. “We pray for our neighbors in Buffalo tonight. And we will both pray and work to end the scourge of gun violence and hatred that has terrorized our country,” Adams wrote.