On Saturday, an 18-year-old white man opened fire in the parking lot of a supermarket in Buffalo, United States, then in the business. He killed ten people, and three others are injured at this point. The racist intent of this crime, the vast majority of the victims of which are black, is beyond doubt in the eyes of the police and the authorities. An 18-year-old white man opened fire on Saturday in a supermarket in Buffalo, in the ‘New York State Kills At Least Ten, Majority African Americans, As Authorities Denounce Another Racist Killing Of A White Supremacist.’We Are Investigating This Incident As Both A Motivated Crime by hatred and a case of racially motivated violent extremism,” Stephen Belongia, an FBI police officer in Buffalo, told a press conference in this northern American city, on the edge of Lake Erie, on the border with the Canada. The killer was immediately arrested on the spot, initially prosecuted for “premeditated murder” and imprisoned. The killer surrendered to the police. an “assault weapon”, a bulletproof vest, a military-style outfit, a helmet and a camera to broadcast his crime live on the internet, announced the police and judicial authorities local. Buffalo Police Chief Joseph Gramaglia said “ten people were killed” and three others injured. Eleven were black people and two were white, in this predominantly African-American neighborhood of Buffalo. According to Commissioner Gramaglia, the killer first shot four people in the Tops supermarket parking lot, killing three of them. between them, before entering the business and committing carnage there. There, a security guard, a retired policeman, shot the assailant but the latter, protected by his bulletproof vest, was not injured and shot this guard. When the police arrived very quickly on the scene, the young man turned his weapon against him, at the level of his neck, before surrendering to the police, according to Commissioner Gramaglia.”Evil incarnate”This attack is “a crime motivated by hate and racist”, perpetrated by “evil incarnate”, lambasted the sheriff of the county of Erie, John Garcia. “Hate crime” in the United States refers to an act directed against a targeted person because of elements of their identity such as race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or disability. Considered an aggravated federal offence, it carries harsher sentences. options were on the table”. A crime broadcast on Twitch, a racist manifesto published online The assailant, who was carrying a camera, began to broadcast his crime on the Twitch platform, which declared itself “devastated” and promised a “zero tolerance against all forms of violence”. According to the social network, the content was deleted “two minutes” after it began to be broadcast, the attacker’s account was “permanently suspended” and “all accounts likely to repost this content are under surveillance”. American media have also mentioned a “manifesto” of a racist nature disseminated on the internet, as is often the case in crimes committed by white supremacists. The newspaper Buffalo News even revealed that a terribly offensive, racist and taboo word in the United States to designate black people had been painted in white on the barrel of the weapon. It is an “excruciating killing by a white supremacist,” New York State Governor Kathy Hochul thundered on Twitter. travels to commit his crime in a predominantly black neighborhood of Buffalo.
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