Ten dead in a shooting in Buffalo, New York

A man opened fire in a food store, according to the American press.

Ten people were killed on Saturday at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York (northeastern United States) when a gunman opened fire, the local daily reported. The Buffalo Newsciting law enforcement sources.

«Ten people were killed by a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest and armed with a high-powered rifle, and three others were injured, two of them very seriously“Said the newspaper, citing a police official at the scene of the tragedy and another source close to the police.

Buffalo police tweeted at 3:26 p.m. (1926 GMT) that officers were “at the scene of a mass shooting” in the Tops supermarket, and that the “shooter is already in custody». «Many people were hit by the gunfire“, according to the same source.

Up to five bodies were found in the parking lot, according to The Buffalo News, with the other victims inside the store. A police source told the newspaper that the shooter had a camera and was wearing a bulletproof vest with a “military grade helmet».

Police are verifying whether the shooter broadcast the attack live, as reported by some on social media. “It’s like being in a horror movie, but it’s all real“, confided a police officer to the daily newspaper. “I’ve been following the situation with the grocery store shooting in Buffalo very closely. We stand with the people of Buffalotweeted New York Senator Chuck Schumer.

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