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Ten people were shot and killed Saturday at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York (northeastern United States). States) by a gunman who was arrested, local daily The Buffalo News reported, citing law enforcement sources.
“Ten people were killed by an armed man wearing a bulletproof vest and armed with a high-powered rifle, and three other people were injured, two of them very seriously,” the newspaper said, quoting a police official. on the scene of the tragedy and another source close to the police.
Buffalo Police tweeted at 3:26 p.m. (7:26 p.m. GMT) that officers were “at the scene of a mass shooting” at 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 vest bulletproof with a “military-grade helmet”.
Police are verifying if the shooter broadcast the attack live , as noted by some on social media.
“It's like being in a horror movie, but it's all real,” a police officer told the daily.
“I am closely following the situation regarding the grocery store shooting in Buffalo. We stand with the people of Buffalo,” tweeted New York Senator Chuck Schumer.