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Buffalo Gunman, 19, Denied Request for Extended Psychiatric Evaluation by Judge




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A judge in New York has rejected a defense team’s plea for an additional year to conduct a psychiatric evaluation of the accused Buffalo gunman, Payton Gendron, who stands accused of the murder of ten black shoppers at a local grocery store, Your Content has learned.

The defense had requested more time to analyze Gendron’s diary and assess his mental state before proceeding with the trial.

Gendron, a 19-year-old, allegedly traveled three hours from his residence in Conklin, New York, with the intention of targeting as many black individuals as possible. Prior to the attack, he had posted documents online expressing his white supremacist beliefs and revealing that he had been planning the assault for several months.

During his recent court appearance in Buffalo, Gendron’s lawyers sought a one-year delay to gather additional psychiatric evidence. However, Judge Susan Eagan of Erie County court denied their request, though she did grant an extension of 90 days to allow further investigation into Gendron’s mental health records.

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The next court hearing for Gendron is scheduled for October 9 in Buffalo, as reported by the Daily Mail.

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