At least 10 people have been killed and three others injured in a mass shooting at a supermarket in the US city of Buffalo, New York state.
According to a report by Sky News, police said the suspected gunman was taken into custody after the attack which is being investigated as “a racially-motivated hate crime”.
Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said that 11 of the 13 people who were shot were black.
“This was pure evil,” said Erie County Sheriff John Garcia in a news conference. “It was straight up racially-motivated hate crime from somebody outside of our community.”
New York Governor Kathy Hochul said: “It is my sincere hope that this individual, this white supremacist who just perpetrated a hate crime on an innocent community, will spend the rest of his days behind bars. And heaven help him in the next world as well.”