Graphic!!! Update: Unconfirmed early reporting indicates that the suspect in the Buffalo shooting was a male, wore camouflage clothing, livestreamed the attack on Twitch, shared a 106 page manifesto, and killed 8-10 people.
Update: Witnesses advised that the suspect exited the store after the shooting, took off his helmet, aimed a semiautomatic rifle at his own “chin”, dropped to his knees, then dropped/discarded his weapon. Police then arrived on scene and tackled the, now-unarmed, murderer. Suspect is reported to be named Payton Gendron.
Today, at least ten people were killed in a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo, New York. The shooter reportedly livestreamed the attack on Twitch and posted a manifesto describing himself as a white supremacist; he is in custody. They also stated in his written manifesto that he believed in the Great Replacement conspiracy theory and said that the white birth rate “must change”.
Payton Gendron, 18 Buffalo Mass Shooting at Tops Supermarket in predominantly black area, suspect live streamed on Twitch saying the following:
“If there’s one thing I want you to get from these writings, it’s that White birth rates must change. Everyday the White population becomes fewer in number,” the document says. “To maintain a population the people must achieve a birth rate that reaches replacement fertility levels, in the western world that is about 2.06 births per woman.”