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A Deacon, Retired Teacher And Grandparents Among Victims In Buffalo Shooting

Of the ten people killed in the racially motivated attack, their ages range from 32 to 86 years old.

Thirteen people were shot Saturday afternoon at a Tops Friendly Market store in a predominately Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, on the city’s near East Side. Eleven of the people shot were Black and two were white, police have said. Ten people have died.

On Sunday evening, authorities released the names of the, among them a security guard hailed as a “hero” for trying to stop the gunman and a deacon who often drove shoppers home. Their ages range from 32 to 86 years old. 

While the information on the alleged gunman, identified as Payton Gendron, 18, of Conklin, who police say drove several hours to the grocery store to carry out the racially motivated attack is ongoing, here’s what we know about the victims:


Aaron Slater Jr., Facebook.com