At least ten people were killed and three injured Saturday in a shooting in New York state. The alleged shooter has been arrested. He would have a racist motive, report the American media.
It is believed to be a male suspect in military uniform and in possession of a semi-automatic firearm, reports BNO News† Reportedly fired around in early afternoon local time.
Shocking images of victims can be seen in photos and videos. Several were reportedly shot in the head. Five victims lie in the parking lot in front of the store.
Two injured are said to be in poor condition. At least one injured person was taken to hospital.
According to witnesses against Buffalo News One of those killed was a retired policeman who worked as a security guard at a supermarket. Another witness said he heard about 70 gunshots.
The shooter reportedly broadcast the shooting live on social media Twitch. He is also said to have posted a manifesto of more than a hundred pages, in which he describes himself as an eighteen-year-old convinced of the superiority of whites. He is also said to have anti-Semitic views.
Buffalo police confirmed they made an arrest around the shooting. It would be the shooter.
Local authorities confirm that an incident has taken place. The governor of New York says he is monitoring the incident. Authorities are advising citizens to avoid the area surrounding the incident.