Several people were shot dead at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday afternoon, local police said.
The gunman, who police have not identified, allegedly entered Tops Friendly Market on Jefferson Avenue after 2:30 p.m. and shot dead at least eight people, New York news station WNBC reported.
According to the Buffalo Police Department, the suspected shooter is in custody.
Many details about the shooting, including exactly what happened, a motive and the identity of the victims, remain unknown as of late Saturday afternoon.
The Buffalo Police Department tweeted, urging residents to avoid the area around the shooting.
The grocery store is located in a residential area about three miles north of downtown Buffalo, according to the Associated Press. The police cordoned off the block after the shooting.
This is breaking news and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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