On Saturday, at least ten people died from gunfire. The alleged attacker, a white supremacist, was arrested at the scene and jailed. Article written by Published on 05/15/2022 07:41 Updated on 05/15/2022 07:43 Reading time: 1 min. It is “one of the deadliest racist massacres in recent American history”, according to the American daily the New York Times. An 18-year-old white man opened fire on Saturday, May 14, in a supermarket located in Buffalo, New York. The provisional toll shows at least ten dead and three injured, eleven of whom are African-Americans, said Buffalo Police Chief Joseph Gramaglia. The alleged killer, who was heavily armed, was immediately arrested on the spot, initially prosecuted for “premeditated murder”, and imprisoned. According to the authorities, it would be a new racist killing perpetrated by a white supremacist. “We are investigating this incident as both a hate crime and a case of racially motivated violent extremism,” Buffalo FBI police officer Stephen Belongia said at a news conference in that city. North American, on the shores of Lake Erie, on the border with Canada. The alleged shooter is a young white man who was equipped with an ‘assault weapon’, body armor, military-style clothing, a helmet and a camera to broadcast his crime live on the internet, announced the local police and judicial authorities. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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