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The 18-year-old suspect involved in the tragic shooting that claimed the lives of ten individuals at a supermarket in upstate New York adopted a deceptive disguise as part of his premeditated plan, Your Content has learned.
Reports have surfaced indicating that Payton Gendron, the accused gunman, conducted meticulous reconnaissance at the Tops in Buffalo on Friday, just one day before the horrifying incident took place.
According to eyewitnesses, Gendron entered the store disguised as a homeless person, feigning a need for spare change.
However, recent developments reveal that this appearance was merely a ruse to survey the premises.
Law enforcement authorities have since corroborated these claims, confirming that Gendron was actively gathering information about the supermarket.
Disturbingly, during the course of the investigation, police disclosed that Gendron admitted to specifically targeting the black community when he carried out the massacre.
The revelation has prompted Erie County District Attorney John Flynn and other officials to consider the possibility of pursuing domestic terrorism charges against the accused.
Presently, Gendron faces charges of first-degree murder, to which he has entered a plea of not guilty.
However, as the case progresses, it is anticipated that additional charges will be filed against him.
Gendron is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, where the new charges are expected to be announced.
The community anxiously awaits justice for the lives lost and hopes for a swift resolution in this devastating incident, according to The Daily Mail.