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NYPD deploys additional units to New York to black places of worship after Buffalo shooting


NYC goes on HIGH ALERT following ‘racist’ Buffalo supermarket massacre as NYPD deploys additional cops to black churches after 10 shoppers are murdered in predominantly African-American area

  • The NYPD reportedly deployed additional officers to predominantly black places of worship across the city as a precaution following the shooting in Buffalo on Saturday
  • At least 10 were killed and three were injured after the shooter, Payton Gendron, opened fire inside a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday during a live broadcast
  • Gendron, 18, scrawled the n-word on his rifle, targeted a store in a predominantly black area and shot dead 11 black people, police said
  • The suspect, filmed wearing a military uniform, was taken into custody by the Buffalo PD and will be charged with first degree murder
  • The suspect was apparently wearing a bulletproof vest as witnesses said they saw the man wearing a black helmet and carrying a rifle in the store.

New York City went on high alert following the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, with the NYPD reportedly deploying officers to black places of worship across the city as a precaution on Saturday night.

“Nypd deploying additional units across the city including black houses of worship/churches as a precaution,” WNBC reporter Jonathan Dienst tweeted on Saturday, about six hours after a suspected white supremacist shot dead 10 people and injured three in a Tops supermarket, sending shockwaves across the country. .

Cops say 11 of those shot were black.

New York City went on high alert following the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, with the NYPD reportedly deploying officers to black places of worship across the city as a precaution on Saturday night. Pictured are officers outside the Tops supermarket where the shooting took place

The shooter, Payton Gendron, 18, was arrested shortly after the shooting. Cops say the teenager drove more than three hours from his hometown of Conklin to Buffalo to participate in the shooting, which he streamed live on Twitch.

The video of the attack was quickly deleted from the live streaming site, just two minutes after it was posted.

Police described Saturday’s incident – which saw Gendron, armed with two assault rifles, don military gear and storm the supermarket – as a “heavily armed” attack.

“He got out of his vehicle. He was very heavily armed. He had tactical gear. He was wearing a tactical helmet. He had a camera that he was live streaming what he was doing,’ city police commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said at a news conference.

NYPD deploys additional units to New York to black places of worship after Buffalo shooting

Payton Hendron was arrested on Saturday after killing 10 people at a Tops Market supermarket in Buffalo, upstate New York. Police said the massacre was motivated by the 18-year-old’s hatred of black people. Eleven of those shot were African American

NYPD deploys additional units to New York to black places of worship after Buffalo shooting

Gendron shot four people outside the store, three of whom died, the commissioner said. He then walked into the supermarket where he exchanged gunfire with a security guard – a former Buffalo cop. The ex-cop shot the gunman multiple times, cops said, but the bullets hit the gunman’s arm and left him unfazed.

Gendron then killed the guard, identified as Aaron Salter Jr.

Six other victims were reportedly shot inside.

Cops said Gendron scrawled the n-word on his rifle before committing the murders. The teenager has pleaded not guilty to one count of first-degree murder stemming from Saturday’s massacre. It is not yet known to which murder the accusation refers. He will likely face further charges in the coming hours.

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