Suspect Identified in Buffalo Mass Shooting that Killed 10 and Targeted Black People: 'Pure Evil'
The suspect in the mass shooting at the Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket, which killed 10 people
was identified and is being arraigned on murder charges of the first degree.
A tweet from the Erie County District Attorney's Office The suspect is identified in question
as Payton Gendron, S. Gendron, 18 from Conklin, N.Y., which is located about 200 miles southwest of Buffalo.
He was arrested on suspicion of having police claim live-streamed the incident and was released on bail.
A hearing on felony charges was scheduled on Thursday, May 19,, at 9:00 a.m.
According to the office of the DA. The New York Times reports that he did not plead guilty.
Officials have described the shooting as a racially motivated incident that was targeted at Black people.
In addition to the 10 fatal victims, three people sustained injuries that are considered non-life-threatening, officials said.