The victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo who all died when a shooter opened fire on a local grocery store have been identified.
In a racially motivated attack on Saturday, an 18-year-old white suspect shot 13 individuals, 11 of whom were black, authorities said.
A mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday murdered ten people, all of whom were black, in what officials are calling a "racially motivated hate crime."
According to the Buffalo Police Department and individuals who knew them, the victims included four grocery store employees and six customers, several of whom were regulars at the business.
According to authorities, three people were shot, two of whom were treated and released from the hospital.
A "hero" retired police officer and a 77-year-old community leader are among the 10 victims.
Among the lives tragically lost were Ruth Whitfield, 86, who was in Tops Friendly Market after visiting her husband in a nursing home; and Pearl Young, 77, who was described by her loved ones as a woman of faith and a pillar in the community. According to reporter Madison Carr, Young ran a local food pantry for more than 20 years.
Authorities late Sunday identified the victims:
Roberta Drury, 32, of Buffalo
Margus D. Morrison, 52, of Buffalo
Andre Mackneil, 53, of Auburn, New York.
Aaron Salter, 55, of Lockport, New York,
Geraldine Talley, 62, of Buffalo
Celestine Chaney, 65, of Buffalo
Heyward Patterson, 67, of Buffalo
Katherine Massey, 72, of Buffalo
Pearl Young, 77, of Buffalo
Ruth Whitfield, 86, of Buffalo
Zaire Goodman, 20, of Buffalo, was treated and released from the hospital.
Jennifer Warrington, 50, of Tonawanda, New York, was treated and released from the hospital.
Christopher Braden, 55, of Lackawanna, New York, had non-life-threatening injuries.
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