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At least 10 people were killed Saturday at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, according to multiple reports, and Buffalo Police said a suspect was apprehended.
The Associated Press and the Buffalo News report at least three others were injured after a man armed with a rifle and clad in body armor walked into a Tops Friendly Market and opened fire, citing anonymous law enforcement sources.
One of the deceased is a retired Buffalo police officer who was working as a security guard at the store, the Buffalo News reports.
An unnamed Buffalo police official told the Buffalo News the scene was like “walking onto a horror movie, but everything is real,” adding “it is armageddon-like.”
The Associated Press and the Buffalo News report investigators are looking into whether the alleged shooter livestreamed the shooting and posted a manifesto online prior to the attack.
The Buffalo Police Department said in a tweet officers were on scene at a Tops location in northeast Buffalo around 3:30 p.m.
Buffalo Police have not confirmed how many people were injured in the shooting and did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Forbes.
What We Don’t Know
Police have not released information on the suspected shooter’s motive in the attack.
“I am closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a tweet, adding state officials have offered assistance to officials in Buffalo.
The shooting in Buffalo came over a year after a shooting at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, left 10 people dead. The suspect in the Boulder shooting was deemed incompetent to stand trial in March.