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Eight killed in shooting in New York state

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On Saturday, May 14, an unidentified man opened fire in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, USA. According to local media sources in law enforcement agencies, several people were injured.

how reports NBC New York, the shooter entered the Tops Friendly Market around 2:30 pm EDT (about 9:30 pm Moscow time – “Profile”). According to eyewitnesses, he was wearing military clothing. He opened fire with a rifle at the people in the store.

According to journalists’ sources in law enforcement agencies, eight people were killed, including the attacker himself. Buffalo police said earlier that they had arrested the shooter.

New York Governor Kathleen Hokul said she was “watching closely” the incident and offered to help local authorities. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown arrived on the scene.

Buffalo is the second most populous city in the state of New York. About 278 thousand people live in it. Not far from the city is the famous Niagara Falls.

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