The FBI is investigating the shooting at a Buffalo grocery as a racially motivated hate crime.

Buffalo police responded to the scene of an active multiple shooting at the Tops Markets on Jefferson Street in the area . Buffalo Police Department provided the facts regarding the incident and urged people to avoid the city .

New York, May 15 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) suspects that the shooting in Buffalo, which killed ten people and injured three others, was a racially motivated hate crime, according to Stephen Belongia, the FBIs Buffalo field office special agent.Buffalo police responded to the scene of an active multiple shooting at the Tops Markets on Jefferson Street in the area, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz's tweet.In a tweet, Buffalo Police Department provided the facts regarding the incident and urged people to avoid the city.The Boston Police Department of Public Safety is on the scene of a mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue in the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue, tweeting, adding that multiple people have been killed by gunshots.

Motorists and residents are being urged to avoid the area, according to the Erie County Sheriffs Office, who tweeted following the attack, saying Sheriff John Garcia has ordered all available personnel and personnel to assist police, according to the media portal.I am closely watching the shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, according to a tweet she posted.We have provided assistance to local authorities.If you are in Buffalo, please avoid the area and follow the recommendations of law enforcement and local authorities.