Hate crime charges filed against Buffalo shooting suspect who allegedly killed 10 at supermarket

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2022
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Federal prosecutors filed hate crime charges against the white gunman who allegedly fired five dozen shots while killing 10 people in a racist attack in western New York, officials said Wednesday.

Payton Gendron, the 18-year-old who is accused of opening fire at a Buffalo supermarket on May 14, will face 26 counts of hate crimes and firearms offenses, which carry the potential of the death penalty, the Department of Justice announced. 

“Gendron’s motive for the mass shooting was to prevent Black people from replacing white people and eliminating the white race, and to inspire...

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