Buffalo shooting’s wounds need a strong salve, residents say

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Shenaya Ann Washington and a close friend cleared a small patch of grass at the base of a utility pole on Riley Street. They dug a hole there and planted a red rose bush seedling. Next to it, they leaned 10 prayer candles against the pole. Washington said she chose that … Read more

Buffalo shooting victim laid to rest; city marks 1 week

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Roberta Drury, a 32-year-old woman who was the youngest of the 10 Black people killed at a Buffalo supermarket, was remembered at her funeral Saturday for “that smile that could light up a room,” as the city marked one week since the shooting with sorrowful moments of silence. “Robbie,” as she … Read more

Handling of Buffalo suspect spurs talk of uneven restraint

NEW YORK (AP) — When police confronted the white man suspected of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket, he was the very poster boy for armed and dangerous, carrying an AR-15-style rifle and cloaked in body armor and hatred. Yet officers talked to Payton Gendron, convinced him to put down his weapon and … Read more

Buffalo mass shooting: Dispatcher who answered 911 call is set to be fired, an official said

CNN — The assistant office manager at the Tops Friendly Markets store in Buffalo, New York, had already survived one mass shooting. Nearly 12 years ago, Latisha Rogers and her brother, Danyell Mackin, were at City Grill restaurant in Buffalo when a man opened fire, killing Mackin and three others. Four people were wounded, including … Read more

‘How dare you!’: Grief, anger from Buffalo victims’ kin

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Relatives of the 10 Black people massacred in a Buffalo supermarket pleaded with the nation Thursday to confront and stop racist violence, their agony pouring out in the tears of a 12-year-old child, hours after the white man accused in the killings silently faced a murder indictment in court. Jaques “Jake” … Read more

Suspect in racist Buffalo mass shooting indicted by a grand jury

CNN — The 18-year-old White man suspected of carrying out a racist mass shooting Saturday in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday, according to an affidavit from Erie County Assistant District Attorney Gary Hackbush. The Erie County Grand Jury voted for an indictment against defendant Payton Gendron, “with … Read more

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — The white man charged with murdering 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared briefly in court Thursday after a grand jury indicted him on a first-degree murder charge. Assistant district attorney Gary Hackbush said the indictment of Payton Gendron, 18, was handed up Wednesday. Gendron, wearing an orange jail … Read more

Buffalo shooter let some people see plans just before attack

Shortly before he opened fire, the white gunman accused of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket allowed a small group of people to see his detailed plans for the attack, which he had been chronicling for months in a private, online diary. Discord, the chat platform where 18-year-old Payton Gendron kept … Read more

New York AG will probe social media following Buffalo shooting

New York State Attorney General Letitia James in New York City, November 19, 2019. lucas jackson | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James will investigate social media companies including Amazon’s Twitch in connection to the apparently racially motivated shooting at a Buffalo supermarket that left 10 dead and three injured. James’ office will also … Read more

Accused Buffalo gunman followed familiar radicalization path

The 18-year-old gunman accused of a deadly racist rampage at a Buffalo supermarket seems to fit an all-too-familiar profile: an aggrieved white man steeped in hate-filled conspiracies online, and inspired by other extremist massacres. Payton Gendron of Conklin, New York, appears to have been driven to action roughly two years from when his radical indoctrination … Read more