United States: a shooting in a supermarket broadcast by social networks leaves 10 dead

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And 18-year-old killed 10 people and seriously injured three in a filming perpetrated in a supermarket there streamed live on social media. The incident occurred this Saturday afternoon in the town of BuffaloIn the state of New York, UNITED STATES.

The young man said white supremacist and anti-Semite. Police were investigating the mass murder as “hate crime for racist extremism”.

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How was the shooting at the supermarket

the teenager entered the company with a bulletproof vest and an AR-15 rifle and opened fire at point-blank range. According to unspecified information from ANSA, the suspect also did a live stream of the assault on Twitcha popular social network for video consumption.

“I saw him come in and start shooting,” a witness said. Meanwhile, another said that after committing his crimes, “he left (the supermarket), put his gun away, knelt down and surrendered to the police.”

The researchers believe that the choice of the supermarket was not accidental, because it is located in a neighborhood inhabited mainly by an African-American population. (Photo: AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)

Several people were hit by the gunfire. The shooter is in custody. Motorists and residents are asked to avoid the area, ”warned the police of this American city via Twitter.

Shonnell Harris, one of the managers of the place, reported that she managed to “see the attacker, it was a young white man, who he acted like he was in the army”.

The woman also claimed to have heard “about seventy shots” until she managed to flee the scene, while a police officer claimed to have found “Five Bodies in the Parking Lot”.

The investigation of a hate crime

The young man is in the custody of officers. New York Governor Kathy Hochul said, “We are monitoring the situation. The area adjacent to the supermarket was guarded by SWAT, the assault division of the police, as well as some FBI agents, who were interviewing witnesses and reviewing all available videos recorded by those present at the scene.

According to the first progress of the investigation into the identity of the young man, the American security forces detected that in an online video defines himself as supremacist and anti-Semiticand confesses his “concern” that whites are now being replaced by minorities.

For this reason, researchers believe that the choice of the supermarket was not accidental. Located at 1275 Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo, is located in a neighborhood inhabited by a predominantly African-American population.

In the video allegedly posted by the killer on Twitch, “horrific scenes are seen, including a woman who is shot in the head leaving the supermarket »ANSA reported.

USA: White supremacist killed 10 people in supermarket and posted it on social media

American media reported that the killer posted a 106-page Supremacist conspiracy manifesto in which, among other statements, he said: “I want you to understand only one thing in this document. White birth rates need to change. The white population is decreasing. To maintain its population it is necessary to reach a fertility rate… which in the West should be around 2.06 children per woman”.

In March 2021, a little over a year ago, the last massacre occurred in a supermarket, that of Boulder, Colorado, where ten people lost their lives.

NBA post-game shot

At the other end of the United States, more than 20 people were injured in two shootings in downtown Milwaukee. They performed near an entertainment area where thousands of people gathered to watch the Bucks vs. Celtics game in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals.

None of the injured are in critical condition, authorities said.

The first shooting happened next to the deer quarter, a neighborhood with many bars and restaurants where large crowds often gather to watch major sporting events. As a result, three people were injured.

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The Milwaukee Fire Department said authorities took two people to the hospital, a 30-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl, and a third person checked into the hospital. Police reported that a 29-year-old man was in custody.

Others 17 more people were injured in a second shooting about two hours later, which happened a few blocks away. Ten people were arrested there nine guns recoveredreported WTMJ-TV.

There was no immediate indication if the two shootings were related. or involved fans watching the game.

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