At least seven people died this Saturday. According to the news of the CNBC4 television channel, based on police sources, a gun attack occurred in a supermarket in the town of Buffalo, New York.
The Provincial Police Department reported that the incident took place. At the Tops supermarket near downtown Buffalo, It is a city located in the northernmost part of New York state.
In the absence of official figures, local media The Buffalo News raises the death toll to 10.
According to this newspaper, three more people were injured, two of them seriously.
“Several people were shot with guns. Shooter in custodyPolice wrote a Twitter message without further details.
According to CNBC4, which quoted the three agents, the attacker entered the Jefferson Avenue supermarket shortly after 2:30 p.m. local time and shot at least eight people, seven dead and the other in critical condition.
Some sources stated shooter dressed in military style and investigating whether the attack was motivated by white supremacist ideology, according to the channel.
New York’s governor, Kathy Hochul, wrote a tweet shortly after the incident became known, reassuring her that she was following the events closely and offering support to local forces.
According to a witness quoted by ABC7, between 20 and 30 shots were heard.