USA: at least 10 dead after a shooting in a supermarket

Police were investigating the mass murder as a “racist extremist hate crime.”

At least ten people died and three were injured, two of them seriously, in a shooting perpetrated and broadcast live on social networks this afternoon by an 18-year-old teenager.. It happened in a supermarket in the city of Buffalo, in the state of New York, United States.

the murderer came out as white supremacist and anti-semiteANSA and AFP news agencies reported.

“Several people were hit by gunfire. The shooter is in custody. Motorists and residents are urged to avoid the area,” the police of that American city warned via Twitter.

An hour later, at a press conference, that police force indicated that investigated the mass murder as a “hate crime of racist extremism”.

the young killer entered a supermarket with a bulletproof vest and an AR-15 rifle and opened fire at close rangewhich unleashed another tragedy in the context of mass murder in the United States.

According to reports not specified by ANSA, the suspect also live streamed the assault on Twitcha popular social network for video consumption.

“I saw him walk in and start shooting,” a witness reported. Meanwhile, another said that after perpetrating his crimes, “he left (the supermarket), put his gun away, knelt down and turned himself in to the police.”

The young man is in the custody of the agents. “We are monitoring the situation,” New York Governor Kathy Hochul said.

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