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‘Several’ suspects shot and killed in police custody following supermarket shooting in Buffalo, New York


A suspect is in custody following a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York, where police report ‘multiple’ victims were hit by gunfire after a shooter opened fire on May 14.

It is not known how many people were injured and if anyone was killed; the Buffalo Police Department reported multiple injuries.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul said she was “monitoring closely” the incident and advised residents to avoid the area.

A statement from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office offers “condolences to the family and friends” of the victims. New York Attorney General Letitia James said “all of New York is with Buffalo after this tragic mass shooting.”

U.S. Representative Brian Higgins, who represents Buffalo in Congress, said he was “horrified” by the reports and offered federal support to local authorities if needed.

A Tops Markets employee who identified himself as Will G said The Buffalo News that he hid with a group of people in a supermarket cooler as gunshots rang out in the store at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Riley Street.

“I just heard gunshots. Blows and blows and blows,” he told the outlet. “It looked like things were falling apart. … I hid. I just hid. I wasn’t going to leave this room.

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