Feds interview deadly supermarket shooting suspect's parents

5/15/2022 6:18:00 PM

Feds interview deadly supermarket shooting suspect's parents

Feds interview deadly supermarket shooting suspect's parents

Law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Sunday that federal agents interviewed the parents of the white 18-year-old accused of shooting and killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket and served multiple search warrants

“It’s just too much. I’m trying to bear witness but it’s just too much. You can’t even go to the damn store in peace," Buffalo resident Yvonne Woodard told the AP."It’s just crazy.”Police said“We pray for their families. But after we pray — after we get up off of our knees — we’ve got to demand change. We’ve got to demand justice,” state Attorney General Letitia James said an emotional church service in Buffalo on Sunday morning. “This was domestic terrorism, plain and simple.”

Also killed was Ruth Whitfield, 86, the mother of retired Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield.Katherine Massey, who had gone to the store to pick up some groceries, also was killed, according to the Buffalo News. The names of the rest of the victims hadn't been released.

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It wasn’t immediately clear why Gendron had traveled about 200 miles from his Conklin, New York, to Buffalo and that particular grocery store, but investigators believe Gendron had specifically researched the demographics of the population around the Tops Friendly Market and had been searching for communities with a high number of African American residents, the official said. The market is located in a predominantly Black neighborhood. The market is located in a predominantly Black neighborhood. “It’s just too much. “It kind of just took off from there. I’m trying to bear witness but it’s just too much. Screenshots purporting to be from the Twitch broadcast appear to show a racial epithet scrawled on the rifle used in the attack, as well as the number 14, a likely reference to a white supremacist slogan. You can’t even go to the damn store in peace," Buffalo resident Yvonne Woodard told the AP. The cast also included John Harlan Kim, Toks Olagundoye, Hari Nef and Ian Duff.

"It’s just crazy. But after we pray — after we get up off of our knees — we’ve got to demand change. “We didn't try to rush them through.” In a Sunday interview with ABC, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said that Gendron had been in town “at least the day before.” “It seems that he had come here to scope out the area, to do a little reconnaissance work on the area before he carried out his just evil, sickening act,” Gramaglia said. “This was domestic terrorism, plain and simple. Police said Gendron shot, in total, 11 Black people and two white people Saturday in a rampage that the 18-year-old broadcast live before surrendering to authorities. “If parents were listening to us and said what advice do you have, it’s to step out of the way and stop putting your child in the box you think they should be in based on a number and see what happens. Screenshots purporting to be from the Twitch broadcast appear to show a racial epithet scrawled on the rifle used in the attack, as well as the number 14, a likely reference to a white supremacist slogan. A bullet hit the gunman's armor, but had no effect.A.

“We pray for their families. But after we pray — after we get up off of our knees — we’ve got to demand change. Also killed was Ruth Whitfield, 86, the mother of retired Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield. After passing the bar, she hopes to pursue a career first in teaching and then in education policy to help reshape the system she struggled to fit into. We’ve got to demand justice,” state Attorney General Letitia James said an emotional church service in Buffalo on Sunday morning. “This was domestic terrorism, plain and simple. “My mother had just gone to see my father, as she does every day, in the nursing home and stopped at the Tops to buy just a few groceries.” Among the dead was security guard Aaron Salter — a retired Buffalo police officer — who fired multiple shots at Gendron, Gramaglia said Saturday. “Your journey will look different from mine, but I hope these journeys that you hear inspire you to eat no for breakfast, to understand that these cookie-cutter systems that are in place right now, the public school system being one of many, are not necessarily going to work for you, especially if you’re not cookie dough,” said Taylor Schlitz. Written by Steve Joe, the project was executive produced by Joe, Koy, Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar, Joe Meloche, Randall Park, Michael Golamco and Hieu Ho.

A bullet hit the gunman's armor, but had no effect. She was confirmed as a victim later in the day, Brown said. Gendron then killed Salter, before hunting more victims. “He cared about the community. Erie County Sheriff John Garcia expressly called the shooting a hate crime. He looked after the store,” Yvette Mack, who had shopped at Tops earlier Saturday, said of Salter. “He did a good job you know. Twitch said in a statement that it ended Gendron’s transmission “less than two minutes after the violence started.

He was very nice and respectable.” Also killed was Ruth Whitfield, 86, the mother of retired Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield. Kathy Hochul, a Buffalo native, called for the tech industry to take responsibility for their role in propagation in an interview with ABC. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown told churchgoers that he saw the former fire official at the shooting scene Saturday, looking for his mother. “My mother had just gone to see my father, as she does every day, in the nursing home and stopped at the Tops to buy just a few groceries. How these depraved ideas are fermenting on social media – it’s spreading like a virus now,” she said, adding that a lack of oversight could lead to emulation. And nobody has heard from her,” Whitfield told the mayor then.

She was confirmed as a victim later in the day, Brown said. A day before, Dallas police had said they were investigating shootings in the city's Koreatown as hate crimes. Katherine Massey, who had gone to the store to pick up some groceries, also was killed, according to the Buffalo News. The names of the rest of the victims hadn't been released. Ad Gendron, confronted by police in the store's vestibule, put a rifle to his neck but was convinced to drop it. Twitch said in a statement that it ended Gendron’s transmission “less than two minutes after the violence started.” New York Gov. Buffalo police declined to comment on the purported manifesto that seemingly explicates the attacker’s racist, anti-immigrant and antisemitic beliefs, including a desire to drive all those not of European descent from the U.

Kathy Hochul, a Buffalo native, called for the tech industry to take responsibility for their role in propagating hate speech in a Sunday interview with ABC. “The CEOs of those companies need to be held accountable and assure all of us that they’re taking every step humanly possible to be able to monitor this information. The document indicated he drew inspiration from the shooter who killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 2019. How these depraved ideas are fermenting on social media – it’s spreading like a virus now,” she said, adding that a lack of oversight could lead to others emulating the shooter. The mass shooting further unsettled a nation wracked with racial tensions, gun violence and a spate of hate crimes. Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. A day before, Dallas police had said they were investigating shootings in the city's Koreatown as hate crimes.

The Buffalo attack came just a month after a shooting on a Brooklyn subway wounded 10 and just over a year after 10 were killed in a shooting at a Colorado supermarket. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. Gendron, confronted by police in the store's vestibule, put a rifle to his neck but was convinced to drop it. He was arraigned later Saturday on a murder charge, appearing before a judge in a paper gown. ___ Associated Press reporter Robert Bumsted contributed reporting from Buffalo, New York. Balsamo reported from Washington.

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