Buffalo shooting suspect Beaton Gentron faces federal hate charge



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The judiciary has imposed the possibility of the death penalty against a number of federal hate crimes Buffalo sniper Beyton S. Gentron was charged.

The 18-year-old suspect was charged with 10 counts of aggravated assault, three counts of aggravated assault, three counts of bodily injury, 10 counts of possession of a firearm during and after a violent offense, and three counts of felony criminal mischief, and three counts of aggravated assault.

The complaint, filed by attorneys at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York, states: . ”

On May 14, Gentron, a white man, shot and killed 13 people – 11 of whom were black – at Tops Friendly Market. Ten of its victims died.

According to Attorney General Merrick Garland, the U.S. Justice Department investigated the shooting as “an act of heinous crime and racially motivated violent extremism.”

On June 1, a large jury in New York returned a 25-count indictment against Gentron. According to court documents, he faces 10 first-degree murder cases, 10 second-degree murder offenses and three attempted murder offenses. According to court documents, Gentron faces charges of domestic terrorism and weapons.

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