Erie County Sheriff John Garcia said in an apt summary the mass murder at a Buffalo supermarket appeared to be racially motivated. The alleged shooter, 18-year-old Payton Gendron, is another young man haunted by inexplicable hatred.
We’ll learn more about the shooter’s motivations and mindset, but it should be noted a Buffalo News report that an official at the school Gendron attended in Conklin, NY, said he spoke of the shooting. want to join a shooting. He fits the profiles of other young men who become mass shooters at an age when mental illness frequently hits. Keeping a gun out of the hands of the mentally ill is not easy, but it is a form of gun control that will help.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-massacre-in-buffalo-payton-gendron-tops-supermarket-black-racist-drive-guns-11652642515 The Massacre in Buffalo – WSJ