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At least 10 people are killed in a shooting at a supermarket in New York state

A man killed at least 10 people in a shooting at a supermarket in the city of Buffalo, in the US state of New York, on Saturday afternoon, according to local press reports.

The shooting took place at Tops Markets on Jefferson Avenue, according to the Buffalo Police Department.

“Police say that several people have been hit by gunshots. The shooter is in custody. Motorists and residents are urged to avoid the area,” the Department said on Twitter.

According to a report by local outlet The Buffalo News, the gunman was wearing a bulletproof vest and was armed with a rifle. It has been confirmed that three other people were injured.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul said she is “closely monitoring” the shooting and that the state has offered assistance to local officials.

“If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow the instructions of local law enforcement and officials,” Hochu said on Twitter.

See also: Michigan Police release video of the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of one of their officers

The Buffalo Police Department has not yet provided any further details about the shooting.

Translated by Sergio Garcia Hernandez

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