At least 10 have been killed in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, local police said Saturday.The incident is being investigated as both a hate crime and a case of racially motivated violent extremism, according to law enforcement.View image in full screenPolice walk by a small memorial as they investigate after a shooting at a supermarket on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)The alleged shooter is in custody, police said Saturday during a press conference following the mass shooting around 2:30 p.m. both inside and outside the Jefferson Avenue Tops Markets, about five kilometres north of downtown Buffalo.Story continues below advertisement“This was pure evil. This was straight-up a racially motivated hate crime from someone outside of the city,” said Erie county sheriff, John Garcia.View image in full screenPeople hug outside the scene after a shooting at a supermarket on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)The gunman was identified as Payton Gendron of Conklin, a community about 320 kilometers southeast of Buffalo in New York state, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. The officials were not permitted to speak publicly on the matter and did so on the condition of anonymity.Wearing a hospital gown, Gendron was arraigned in court Saturday evening on first-degree murder charges and ordered detained without bail. Another court hearing is scheduled for next week.There may be a river and a border between us, but the hearts of many 🇨🇦 #Niagara residents are with our neighbours to the east #Buffalo . Another tragic story motivated by hate. pic.twitter.com/WxZJGOeOm8— PC Phil Gavin (@PCPhilGavin) May 15, 2022Story continues below advertisementThe supermarket is in a predominately Black neighborhood. The surrounding area is primarily residential, with a Family Dollar store and fire station close by.Out of the 13 victims, 11 were Black and two were white while the shooter is white, police said during the press conference.He was dressed in tactical gear and armed with a rifle. The police said he appears to be from a county near New York State hours away from Buffalo. The shooter livestreamed the incident, according to police.Trending StoriesBidding war no more: How to make an offer in Canada’s cooling housing market3-year-old girl dead after family allegedly performed an exorcism on her 4:19Buffalo supermarket shooting: Mayor says suspect in custody, came from outside cityBuffalo supermarket shooting: Mayor says suspect in custody, came from outside cityUpon arrival, the shooter, an 18-year-old male, shot four in the parking lot. Three died and one survived.The shooter then went inside the store and opened fire. One of the deceased inside the Tops supermarket was a retired police officer, according to Buffalo’s police commissioner.Story continues below advertisementThe suspect put the gun to his own neck before Buffalo police convinced him to put it down and took him into custody. 2:48Buffalo supermarket shooting: 10 killed, suspect in custody, police sayBuffalo supermarket shooting: 10 killed, suspect in custody, police say“We have suffered a mass shooting with multiple casualties,” said Buffalo Mayor, Byron Brown.“Many of us know this supermarket very well. Many of us know some of those who are victims of this horrific crime. This is the worst nightmare that any community can face, and we are hurting and we are seething right now. There is no comfort at this time,” he said.View image in full screenBuffalo Mayor Byron Brown takes a moment of silence and prayer following a shooting at a supermarket on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)“We are shocked and deeply saddened by this senseless act of violence and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” Tops Markets said.Story continues below advertisement“Our top priority remains the health and well-being of our associates and customers. We appreciate the quick response of local law enforcement and are providing all available resources to assist authorities in the ongoing investigation.”The shootings in Buffalo are horrific. Their apparent motivation makes it even more so. Hate can have no home in this country, and thoughts and prayers will not be enough.— Secretary Pete Buttigieg (@SecretaryPete) May 15, 2022Gov. Kathy Hochul tweeted that she was “closely monitoring the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo,” her hometown. She said state officials have offered help to local authorities.The shooting came little more than a year after a March 2021 attack at a King Soopers grocery in Boulder, Colorado, that killed 10 people. Investigators have not released any information about why they believe the man charged in that attack targeted the supermarket.Story continues below advertisement– With files from the Associated Press 0:54Union rep for Buffalo supermarket workers calls shooting ‘dark day for grocery store workers’Union rep for Buffalo supermarket workers calls shooting ‘dark day for grocery store workers’© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.