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Horror as ‘up to eight’ dead in US supermarket attack

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A suspect has been placed in custody for the mass shooting in broad daylight on Saturday at 3 pm GMT-4, New York time. ABC News reported that “as many as eight” people have been killed. Police urge people to avoid the area. It is still unknown exactly how many people were injured.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has stated that assistance is offered to local officials.

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.

Buffalo Police Department said on Twitter: “BPD on scene of a mass shooting at the Tops in the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue.

“Police say multiple people have been struck by gunfire.

“The shooter is in custody.

“Motorists and residents are urged to avoid the area.”

More to follow…

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