- A white gunman who killed 10 people in a massacre in Buffalo.
- President Biden called Saturday’s events “terrible”.
US President Joe Biden issued a statement condemning Mass on Sunday. 10 dead in Buffalo, New York shootingsAccording to officials.
“My condolences go out to the families of the 10 people who have lost their lives recklessly tonight, and to all those who have suffered physical and psychological wounds in this horrific shooting,” said former Vice President Biden. wrote in the statement. “Thank you for the courage of law enforcement officers and other first responders to take immediate action to protect and save lives. The First Lady and I are praying for the victims and their families, and our hearts are with you across this country. Buffalo people. “
On Saturday, police said an 18-year-old white gunman visited a Tops grocery store in Buffalo and killed 13 people, 11 of whom were black. Ten people were killed, police said.
The FBI announces an investigation as an incident It is considered a hate crime and “racially motivated violent extremism.”
Other politicians tweeted their prayers and condolences to the Buffalo community.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer tweeted on Saturday that he would help the mayor of Buffalo. “Racism has no place in our state or country,” Schumer wrote.
—Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) May 14, 2022
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted his condolences, saying, “I will implement gun safety measures and fight and defeat the catastrophe of white supremacy.”
-sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (@gillibrandny) May 14, 2022
New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins In his statement he wrote: “This targeted attack on black Americans is not a new phenomenon in this country, and now is the time for us to unite as a nation to fight this hatred.”
Republican Senator Rob Ortt said the tragic shooting was “heartbreaking.”
“New Yorkers join us in condemning this despicable violence.” wrote in the statement.