2022 Buffalo shooting
|2022 Buffalo shooting|
|Part of mass shootings in the United States|
|Location||1275 Jefferson Avenue,|
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Date||May 14, 2022 |
c. 2:30 – 2:36 p.m. (EDT; UTC−04:00)
|Weapons||Bushmaster XM-15 semi-automatic rifle|
|Accused||Payton S. Gendron|
On May 14, 2022, a mass shooting took place in Buffalo, New York, United States, at a Tops Friendly Markets store, a supermarket in the East Side neighborhood. Ten black people were killed and three others were injured.
The FBI says the attack was a racist hate crime because eleven of the people injured were black while the shooter is white. A suspect was arrested by the police. The white suspect was identified as Payton S. Gendron. He is believed to be a white supremacist.
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