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Authorities investigating whether former federal agents knew about Buffalo’s shootings in advance-report

Washington (Sputnik)-U.S. officials are investigating whether former federal agencies have previously notified Buffalo supermarket shooters of plans to carry out an attack that will ultimately kill 10 people, Buffalo News said. Said in the report.

Investigators believe that a retired federal agent who may live in Texas may have been one of six people who came into contact with an 18-year-old shooter through online chat. The report said Thursday.

White supremacist beliefs were allegedly discussed, even though shooter suspect Peyton Gendron wrote about his attack plans in an online chat room. None of the six notified law enforcement after learning about themAccording to the report.

Law enforcement could not identify the names of the agents or the federal agency in which they worked, the report added.

According to the report, FBI agents are currently identifying six individuals for interviews and determining if they could be prosecuted as accomplices in the case. The FBI also attacks Racially motivated hate crime..

In response to the attack and other attacks, the US House of Representatives has passed legislation to establish a dedicated domestic terrorist unit with several federal agencies, including the FBI and the Department of Justice. However, Thursday’s Senate was unable to proceed with legislation in the face of Republican opposition.

FBI Secretary Christopher Ray testified at a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday, where he called a lonely actor and a small cell. Radical online It then attempts to attack soft targets with easily accessible weapons, the “greatest terrorist threat” to the United States.
Active shooter case in the United States 50% or more increase According to the FBI, 2021 will be compared to the previous year.

https://sputniknews.com/20220527/authorities-probing-whether-ex-federal-agent-knew-of-buffalo-shooting-beforehand—reports-1095813743.html Authorities investigating whether former federal agents knew about Buffalo’s shootings in advance-report

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