The terms of these recordings are currently unknown.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz confirmed the shooting in a tweet just before 3:00 p.m. ET: “I was briefed on an active event involving multiple shootings at Tops Markets on Jefferson Street in Buffalo. The police are on site. Please stay away from the area.”
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul said she was monitoring the situation and has offered assistance to local law enforcement.
“I am closely following the shooting at a Buffalo grocery store,” Gov. Hochul said. “We have offered assistance to local officials. If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow the advice of law enforcement and local officials.”
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office shared the following statement on social media:
“The Erie County Sheriff’s Office would like to offer its condolences to the family and friends of [today’s] Shoot. Sheriff Garcia has directed all available resources and personnel to support the @BPDAlerts.”
WIVB crews are on site.
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https://fox5sandiego.com/news/multiple-people-hit-in-mass-shooting-at-ny-grocery-store-buffalo-police-say/ Several people have been killed in a mass shooting at a grocery store in New York, Buffalo police say