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FBI interviews parents of alleged Buffalo shooter Payton Gendron

The FBI is interviewing the dad and mom of Payton Gendron, the white supremacist teen who massacred 10 individuals at a Buffalo grocery store Saturday, law-enforcement sources advised The Submit.

Paul and Pamela Gendron — each civil engineers with the state Division of Transportation — are cooperating with investigators, sources added to AP.

The couple’s 18-year-old son allegedly traveled about 200 miles from the household’s dwelling in Conklin, NY, to the Buffalo Tops Pleasant Market, the place he launched the slaughter. Payton particularly researched neighborhood’s demographics to focus on a predominantly black neighborhood, sources have stated.

Terry Place, who lives a couple of doorways down from the Gendrons in Conklin, stated his household had occasional typical neighborly interactions with the shooter’s dad and mom — and solely actually remembered Payton as their outdated paperboy.

“We spoke to her a pair occasions right here and there,” Terry Place stated of Pamela Gendron, who was identified to take morning walks alongside their quiet avenue in recent times.

A preliminary investigation discovered that Payton Gendron had repeatedly visited websites espousing white supremacist ideologies and race-based conspiracy theories and extensively researched the 2019 mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the person who killed dozens of individuals at a summer season camp in Norway in 2011, authorities have stated.

Paul and Pamela Gendron, parents of Buffalo shooting suspect Payton Gendron.
Paul and Pamela Gendron, dad and mom of Buffalo taking pictures suspect Payton Gendron.
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Paul and Pamela Gendron -- both civil engineers with the state Department of Transportation -- are cooperating with investigators.
Paul and Pamela Gendron — each civil engineers with the state Division of Transportation — are cooperating with investigators.
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A preliminary investigation found that Payton Gendron had repeatedly visited sites espousing white supremacist ideologies and race-based conspiracy theories.
A preliminary investigation discovered that Payton Gendron had repeatedly visited websites espousing white supremacist ideologies and race-based conspiracy theories.
Erie County DA

Further reporting by Zach Williams and Submit wires

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