The police investigated what happened, conducted an interview with him and transferred him to a mental institution, where he was discharged after a day and a half.
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The 18-year-old who killed ten people and injured three others, mostly black, at a New York City supermarket yesterday. Buffalo According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), when he was in high school, he wrote that he wanted to do a mass shooting.
The newspaper, which quotes an agent with knowledge of the investigation, assures that the teachers informed the police.
Buffalo Police Commissioner, Joseph Gramagliaadmitted during a press conference held this Sunday that the attacker was identified in June last year Peyton Gendroncreated a “widespread threat, but no specific threat directed at a particular location or individual.”
Gramaglia, who did not provide further details about that threat, limited himself to pointing out that police investigated what happened, conducted an interview with him and transferred him to one. mental institution so that it can be evaluated. According to the WSJ, he was released after a day and a half.
“He did his job at the highest level that could be done at the time,” insisted Gramaglia, who accepted no further questions.
This Saturday, taken by Gendron Coach conklina town 200 miles southeast of Buffalo, and it was parked in the parking lot of supermarket tops Around 2:30 p.m. local time (6:30 p.m. GMT).
He then came out of the armed vehicle, wearing a bulletproof vest, helmet and camera, from which he broadcast the massacre live through the stage. Twitchrelated to heroinebefore handing himself over to the police.
Officials are investigating what happened. Terrorist Attacks and Hate Crimes Based, among other things, on a manifesto, which the young man apparently left written.
baptist bishop Darius Prison Assured during a mass honoring the victims that Gendron, a white race, wrote in the text that he wanted to kill all blacks.
For his part, the governor Kathy Hochuluassured that the attacker also wrote that he had chosen to kill in that neighborhood, because it was a black majority.
“It wasn’t a random act of violence. We’ve seen a lot of it. We see what happens when it happens.” too many guns on our streets And people get angry or are in the middle of a gang fight and innocent victims,” Hochul told TODAY.
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