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Supermarket Shooting in Buffalo Sees ‘Multiple People’ Killed: Police

Several people were shot and killed at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, Saturday afternoon, local police said.

The shooter, who police have not identified, allegedly entered the Tops Friendly Market on Jefferson Avenue after 2:30 p.m. and shot at least eight people, New York-based news station WNBC reported.

According to the Buffalo Police Department, the suspected shooter is in custody.

Many details about the shooting, including exactly what happened, a motive and the victims’ identities remain unknown as of late Saturday afternoon.

Several people were shot and killed at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday.
ANDRI TAMBUNAN/AFP via Getty Images

The Buffalo Police Department urged residents to avoid the area around the shooting in a tweet.

The grocery is located in a residential area about three miles north of downtown Buffalo, according to the Associated Press. Police had closed off the block following the shooting.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated when more information becomes available.

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