Online Diary: Buffalo Massacre Suspect Plotted Attack for Months

The keeper of the diary posted hand-drawn maps of the grocery store where 10 people eventually were killed, along with tallies of the number of Black people he counted there.

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Attorney Benjamin Crump, right, accompanied by the family of Ruth Whitfield, a victim of shooting at a supermarket, speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white gunman accused of massacring 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket wrote as far back as November about staging a livestreamed attack on African Americans, practiced shooting from his car and traveled hours from his home in March to scout out the store, according to detailed diary entries he appears to have posted online. The keeper of the diary posted hand-drawn maps of the grocery store along with tallies…

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