Mass shooting in Buffalo being investigated as hate crime: U.S. Justice Department
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York State, as a hate crime.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement on Saturday night that the nation mourns the victims of "a senseless, horrific shooting" and the DOJ "is investigating this matter as a hate crime and an act of racially-motivated violent extremism."
He vowed to conduct "a thorough and expeditious investigation into this shooting" and to seek ...