New York officials reveal plans for a memorial to the shooting victims in Buffalo.

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Officials in New York Announce Plans for a Memorial to the Buffalo Shooting Victims
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switch to caption J. Bessex/AP J. Bessex/AP Five months after a white shooter shot and killed 10 Black people and critically injured three more at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, state, local, and neighborhood leaders are working together to create a new memorial in Buffalo’s East Side to memorialize the victims.

The May 14th Memorial Commission will strive to create a permanent memorial to memorialize the victims of the May 14 tragic mass shooting, it was announced this past week by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York Governor Kathy Hochul.

According to them, the state’s decision to create the memorial commission is a part of its ongoing dedication to helping and uplifting the East Buffalo neighborhood in the wake of the racist attack.

“We want to accomplish something memorable.” a spot where one can go to think. a location to respect. Hochul