Buffalo Police Say White Supremacist Killer Would Have Kept Killing If He Hadn’t Been Caught

The city’s police commissioner said Monday the city’s police commissioner said the white extremist gunman allegedly killed 10 Black people in a racist attack at a Buffalo supermarket.

The possibility of a federal hate crime or domestic terrorism offense is being discussed because the racist crossed the state to specifically target Blacks and other people of color at the Friendly Market. Tops. Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia told CNN that the 18-year-old who wrote obscene and racist statements like “Here’s your compensation” on his AR-15 “will get in the car” and keep driving down Jefferson Avenue and keep doing the same thing,” the commissioner said.

Payton Gendron traveled about 200 miles from his home in Conklin, New York, to carry out the attack, police said. Authorities said he wielded an AR-15-style rifle, wore body armor and used a helmet camera to live-stream the bloodbath on the internet. Gendron was taken into custody without incident like most white gunmen, and was charged with murder over the weekend. Despite broadcasting the massacre live and leaving a “manifesto,” Gendron pleaded not guilty.

The commissioner’s account resembles parts of a racist 180-page document written by Gendron that said the attack was intended to “terrorize all non-whites, non-Christians, and drive them out of the country.” country.” Federal authorities are working to confirm the authenticity of the document.

Former Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield Jr. lost her 86-year-old mother, Ruth Whitfield, in a shooting when she dropped into Tops Friendly Market after visiting her husband daily in the nursing home. The former commissioner of rhetoric asked how the country could allow the history of racist murders to repeat.

“We are not just injured. We are angry. We are going crazy. This should not happen. We do our best to be good citizens, to be good people… We treat everyone with courtesy, and we love our enemies,” Whitfield said at a press conference with civil rights attorney Ben Crump and others. “And you expect us to keep doing this over and over again – over and over, forgive and forget,” he continued. “While the people we elect and trust in offices around this country do their best not to defend us, not to regard us as equals.”

Federal prosecutors said they were looking into hate crime charges against Gendron.

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