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What we know about the suspect in the deadly Buffalo supermarket shooting


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SOURCE: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/05/15/payton-gendron-suspect-buffalo-shooting/9786650002/
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The official was not authorized to publicly discuss details of the investigation and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity.LATEST:'Heinous' shooting in Buffalo being investigated as hate crime, extremism MOTIVE:Buffalo attack highlights most lethal domestic threat: Extremist violenceHere's what we know about the suspect: Gendron threatened an attack at his high school last year, resulting in a referral for a mental health evaluation, a law enforcement official told USA TODAY on Sunday. The final day of classes at the Town of Dickinson community college is Tuesday.Early investigations point to a racist motive in the killings.“This individual came here with the express purpose of taking as many Black lives as he could,” Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said at a news conference Sunday.U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-N.Y., a Buffalo native, said the evidence gathered points to an “explicit act of racially motivated violence.”Citing briefings with law enforcement officials, Higgins said the suspect carried an assault weapon inscribed with a racial epithet.“I was on site for the last three hours, and I listened carefully to what the FBI, police, the district attorney and the U.S. attorney had to say,” Higgins told USA TODAY.

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