‘Multiple people’ shot dead in Buffalo, New York, supermarket

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Several people were shot dead Saturday afternoon at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, police tweeted, adding that the suspected shooter is in custody.

Details of the number of people shot at Tops Friendly Market and their conditions were not immediately available. Police officials did not immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.

Governor Kathy Hochul tweeted that she was “closely monitoring the grocery store shooting in Buffalo,” her hometown. She said state officials have offered assistance to local authorities.

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