NEW YORK.- With the mass crime of 10 people and three injuries this Saturday afternoon in a supermarket in the city of Buffalo, in the north of this state, there are 50 deaths in the United States so far in 2022 as a result of the ninth mass murder, this, when it occurs against more than 4 people in the same place.
Payton S. Gendron, an 18-year-old white man, was arrested by the police on suspicion of being involved in the shooting at the commercial establishment located 1,772 kilometers from Manhattan.
Something similar happened in April 2021 in the city of Boulder-Colorado when Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, also shot 10 people to death in a local supermarket.
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Gendron began the shooting this Saturday in the parking lot to continue inside the business, which is located in a predominantly African-American neighborhood.
The gunman from the remote town of Conklin in the south of the state of New York, which borders Pennsylvania, was heavily armed with tactical equipment, a bulletproof vest, a protective helmet and broadcast the attack live on the networks, authorities reported. .
The FBI is investigating the incident as a “hate crime” and a “racially motivated violent extremism case.”
For her part, the governor of New York, Kathy Hochul, declared through her Twitter account that the event was perpetrated by a “white supremacist.”
The other events of this nature that occurred this year in the USA appear, according to the statistics of the “Archive of Armed Violence” (GVA) based in Washington DC, in the city of Biloxi-Mississippi with 4 deaths (April 27); others 4 in Mountain View-Arkansas (April 21); Y 5 in Duluth-Minnesota (April 20).
In addition, 6 in Sacramento-California (April 3); 5 in Sacramento-California (February 28); 6 in Corsicana-Texas (February 5); 6 in Milwaukee-Wisconsin (January 23); Y 4 in Inglewood-California (January 23). Dozens of injuries have been left as a result of these shootings.