Buffalo shooter got bum-rushed in court, sentenced to life shortly after
Someone bum-rushed the Buffalo shooter in court during his sentencing. The police had to pull the person away from the situation and calm things down. The shooter was sentenced to life in prison shortly after.
The man who admitted to killing 10 Black people in a Buffalo grocery store last year will spend the rest of his life in prison. Payton S. Gendron was sentenced in Erie County Court in front of Judge Susan Eagan to life in prison without parole for the domestic terrorism charge and all 10 first degree murder charges. Gendron, a White male, shot and killed 10 Black people and injured three others at the Tops on Jefferson Avenue on May 14, 2022.Gendron pleaded guilty on November 28, 2022, to 15 state charges. 10 counts of 1st-degree murder – 1 for each victim 1 count of domestic terrorism 3 counts of 2nd-degree attempted murder as a hate crime – 1 for each person injured. 1 count of 2nd criminal possession of the weapon.