Authorities say US Gunman deliberately sought black victims

Authorities say US Gunman deliberately sought black victims

By Semi Turaga
Monday 16/05/2022
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Authorities in the US say the man suspected of shooting dead 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, deliberately sought a site with a high black population.

The suspect drove more than 320km to carry out the attack.

The attack is being investigated as an act of racially motivated violent extremism.

Of the 13 people shot, Police said 11 were black.

Among those reported killed were a man buying cupcakes for his son's birthday and a woman who had gone shopping after visiting her husband at a nursing home.

[Source: BBC]



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