CNN — A suspect is in custody after a couple of folks had been shot at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday afternoon, police stated.
Buffalo police answered to the scene of an “active multiple shooting event” on the Tops Markets on Jefferson Street within the town, in line with a tweet from Erie County government Mark Poloncarz.
Authorities have no longer but launched what number of people were impacted through what police have known as a mass taking pictures.
“BPD on scene of a mass shooting at the Tops in the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue,” the Buffalo Police Department tweeted. “Police say multiple people have been shot. The shooter is in custody. Motorists and residents are urged to avoid the area.”
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office expressed its condolences in a tweet following the incident, including that Sheriff John Garcia “has ordered all available resources and personnel to assist” police.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul tweeted, “I am closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo. We have offered assistance to local officials. If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow guidance from law enforcement and local officials.”
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