White supremacist, 18, DENIES killing ten people – including hero ex cop who tried to stop him – as he is arraigned after livestreaming mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

By Ap and Buffalo News and Ronnie Reyes and Janon Fisher For Dailymail.Com

  • At least 10 people were killed and three were reported injured after a gunman opened fire inside a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday while livestreaming 
  • Payton Gendron, 18, had the n-word scrawled on his rifle, targeted a store in a predominantly black area and shot 11 black people, police said 
  • Erie County District Attorney John Flynn charged him with one count of first degree murder 
  • The suspect, filmed wearing a military uniform, has been taken into custody by the Buffalo Police Department and will be charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder as early as Saturday night
  • The suspect was reportedly wearing body armor as witnesses said they saw the man wearing a black helmet and carrying a rifle into the store
  • Ex-Buffalo cop Aaron Salter Jr, who was working at the market as a security guard, tried to stop the gunman but was fatally shot himself
  • 86-year-old Ruth Whitfield, the mother of the former Buffalo fire commissioner, was also gunned down 
  • New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Buffalo native, said the state is providing assistance to the Buffalo Police Department 
  • N-word could be seen written on the front sight of gunman’s automatic rifle 
  • President Biden says ‘hate must have no safe harbor’ 

A suspected white supremacist accused of gunning down 10 people and wounding three others in a live-streamed massacre at a Buffalo, NY supermarket on Saturday pleaded not guilty to one first degree murder charges.

Payton Gendron, 18, of Conklin, NY, who was barefoot, masked and wearing a paper smock, told the judge that he understood the charge against and was not guilty at an arraignment Saturday evening.

He has only been charged with one count of first-degree murder. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn said the judge ordered a forensic examination and ordered him held without bail.


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