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Itinerary of the online radicalization of Payton Gendron, author of the Buffalo massacre

2022-05-16T11:50:56.169Z

STORY – The killer, who killed ten people in a supermarket on Saturday, was an active member of several forums where he became familiar with supremacist theses.



This Thursday, May 12, Payton Gendron is putting the finishing touches to a 180-page document simply titled “

What you need to know

”*.

In this text written on Google docs, he presents himself as an 18-year-old American, living with his parents and two brothers, who went to war against the "

white genocide ".

which he says takes place in the United States.

Two days later, he walks into the Top Friendly Market supermarket in a black Buffalo neighborhood with a bulletproof vest, helmet, semi-automatic weapon and camera.

The following scene is shared live on the Twitch streaming platform.

Payton Gendron kills ten people in cold blood, despite defensive shots from a supermarket security guard, which collide with the killer's bulletproof vest.

Six other people are injured, before Payton Gendron is arrested by the police.

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All the stages of this massacre had been detailed in the 180-page “

manifesto

” now being investigated by the authorities.

The author…

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Source: lefigaro

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