At least 8 people were killed in a shooting at a Supermarket in Buffalo, New York, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.
The police said that people were shot on Saturday afternoon in a mall in Buffalo, New York, noting that they managed to arrest the shooter.
It was not clear how many were shot, nor was the identity of the perpetrator who shot them at the “Tops Friendly” mall.
Kathy Hochul, Governor of New York said on Twitter that she is “closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo,” her hometown.
She said that the state officials have offered help to local authorities.
I am closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo. We have offered assistance to local officials. If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow guidance from law enforcement and local officials.
— Governor Kathy Hochul (@GovKathyHochul) May 14, 2022
#BREAKING Several people wounded during shooting attack in a supermarket in Buffalo, NY.
Suspect arrested, described himself as a white supremacist and anti-semite in an online manifesto pic.twitter.com/F2ZPSWUSCb
— Guy Elster (@guyelster) May 14, 2022