White Supremacist Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing of 10 Black Residents in Buffalo Supermarket Shooting


Payton Gendron listens as he is sentenced to life in prison without parole by Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 in Buffalo, N.Y. Gendron, a white supremacist who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket was sentenced to life in prison after listening to relatives of his victims express the pain and rage caused by his racist attack. (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP, Pool)
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The 19-year-old gunman who carried out a deadly mass shooting at a buffalo supermarket last year has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The judge who announced the sentence said his hateful ideology has no place in society.

The self-professed white supremacist recently pleaded guilty to state charges after the May massacre that left 10 Black people dead. Authorities say it was a racially motivated attack.

Before his sentence was administered, family members of the victims spoke out passionately. One family member attempted to rush the shooter. Officers quickly pulled him back as the defendant was taken out of the courtroom.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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