Buffalo Police respond to a shooting at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, May 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson) BUFFALO, N.Y. - At least 10 people were killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.A total of 13 people were shot at the Tops Friendly Market.
The survivors' conditions weren't immediately available. Buffalo police said earlier Saturday afternoon that the alleged shooter, who was not identified, was in custody.The two officials were not permitted to speak publicly on the matter and did so on the condition of anonymity.Police officials and a spokesperson for the supermarket chain did not immediately respond to messages from the AP seeking comment.At a news conference following the shooting, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said the 18-year-old male suspect was not from the community and traveled hours to the area to carry out the mass shooting.
Officials said the suspect is from a New York state county, hours away from Buffalo.A US attorney at the conference said the FBI is investigating the shooting as both a hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism.