There are at least 10 dead in a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, the alleged gunman was arrested

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At least 10 people were killed in a mass shooting Saturday afternoon at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, according to The Associated Press.

Details of how many people in total were injured and their condition have not yet been released.

Buffalo police say the suspected shooter is in custody, though they have not identified him. The suspect used a high-powered rifle, according to authorities.

The Buffalo Police Department asked that areas near the deadly mass shooting be avoided.

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz tweeted at 2:49 p.m. that he was aware of an “active multiple shooting event” that occurred at Tops Markets at 1275 Jefferson Ave., which police were already on the lookout for. scene and asked the public to avoid the area.

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