Multiple People Shot At Grocery Store In Buffalo, New York


Multiple people were shot Saturday at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, and a suspect was apprehended, Buffalo police said.

Key Facts

The Buffalo Police Department said in a tweet officers were on scene at Tops Friendly Market in northeast Buffalo around 3:30 p.m.

NBC News reported that at least seven people had been killed and the Associated Press report at least eight were dead after a gunman walked into the supermarket and opened fire, citing anonymous law enforcement sources.

Buffalo Police have not confirmed how many people were injured in the shooting and did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Forbes.

What We Don’t Know

Police have not released information on the suspected shooter’s motive in the attack.

Crucial Quote

“I am closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a tweet, adding state officials have offered assistance to officials in Buffalo.


The shooting in Buffalo came over a year after a shooting at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, left 10 people dead. The suspect in the Boulder shooting was deemed incompetent to stand trial in March.