A number of individuals have been shot at a grocery store within the US metropolis of Buffalo, New York state, police have mentioned.
The gunman is reported to have been taken into custody after the assault on Saturday afternoon.
The variety of individuals harm on the Tops Pleasant Market in Jefferson Avenue is but to be launched and their situations aren’t instantly recognized.
Police haven’t responded to a request to offer additional particulars after a tweet was put out by the Buffalo Police Division.
Will G., a dairy frozen employee on the Tops on Jefferson, informed the Buffalo Information he walked into the refrigerated part to place milk on the cabinets about three minutes earlier than the capturing.
“I simply heard photographs. Photographs and photographs and photographs,” he informed the native paper. “It seemed like issues have been falling over.”
The employee hid within the part and extra individuals joined him, he mentioned, including: “I hid. I simply hid. I wasn’t going to depart that room.”
Governor Kathy Hochul tweeted that she was “intently monitoring the capturing at a grocery retailer in Buffalo,” her hometown.
A big police presence has shut down the world north of Jefferson Avenue at Northampton Road, Buffalo Information reported.
She mentioned state officers have mentioned they’ll assist native authorities.