A gunman who killed at least 10 people at a convenience store in Buffalo, New York, reportedly streamed the attack live on Twitch as it took place.
After posting an online manifesto proclaiming he was a white supremacist, a gunman opened fire at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
Police found victims inside and outside the store when they arrived, according to a report BNO News. While the exact number of casualties is unknown, reports at the time of writing indicate at least 10 people have lost their lives and at least 3 others have been injured.
Additionally, the shooter apparently streamed the entire attack on Twitch as well.
Mass shooting streamed live on Twitch
This stupid piece of shit shot a bunch of people in my area and streamed the whole thing on Twitch.
— KEEM 🍿 (@KEEMSTAR) May 14, 2022
The May 14 attack was reportedly streamed live on Twitch, with illustrative images including a woman shot in the head as she was walking out of the store, according to various reports.
“This piece of shit shot a bunch of people in my area and streamed it on Twitch,” YouTuber Keemstar tweeted shortly after the attack.
A number of screenshots and clips were also posted to Twitter after the attack. Out of respect for the victims, Dexerto will not identify the suspect, his channel, or share any clips or videos of the shooting.
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 14, 2022
The gunman was reportedly taken into custody by authorities, with a Facebook livestream showing a man in camouflage clothing being handcuffed by police.
This is an evolving story and we’ll update here as we get more information.
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