New details emerge about suspect in Buffalo supermarket shooting

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New details person emerged astir the fishy successful Saturday's wide shooting astatine a Buffalo supermarket who's accused of killing 10 people and wounding 3 more. The suspect, who has been accused of committing a racially motivated onslaught and targeting the country for its precocious percent of Black residents, scouted retired the supermarket successful aboriginal March and visited it the time earlier the shooting, constabulary said. 

Police said 18-year-old Payton Gendron drove much than 200 miles from his location successful Conklin, New York, to termination arsenic galore Black radical arsenic helium could. According to police, helium was dressed successful military-style camouflage and protective cogwheel and was equipped with a semi-automatic rifle. Investigators besides said helium planned to proceed his onslaught astatine different places if helium was not stopped astatine the supermarket. 

The fishy was arrested astatine the Tops Family Markets wherever the shooting occurred, and was aboriginal charged with first-degree murder. Gendron pleaded not blameworthy astatine his arraignment Saturday. 

Attorney General Merrick Garland said this play that national authorities are "investigating this substance arsenic a hatred transgression and an enactment of racially-motivated convulsive extremism." Of the 13 radical killed oregon wounded, 11 were Black. 

A root told CBS News that the shooter wrote a lengthy online station describing himself arsenic a achromatic supremacist. CBS News has besides learned that parts of the station look to person been copied from the manifesto of the shooter who attacked 2 mosques successful Christchurch, New Zealand, successful 2019. 

Authorities are present combing done online posts successful which the fishy allegedly called Tops "attack country 1" and said helium was indoctrinated by racist propaganda helium saw connected extremist websites during the COVID-19 lockdown. In immoderate of his postings, helium allegedly elaborate a mates of what helium called "close calls," including a speeding summons helium received during 1 of his reconnaissance missions.

"I don't cognize however you halt a lone idiosyncratic who conscionable gets truthful embedded successful this worldly that develops specified hatred for somebody," Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia told CBS News. "I don't cognize what you bash with that benignant of a person."

Jericka Duncan and Jeff Pegues contributed reporting. 

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