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The Buffalo, N.Y., community holds funerals this week for shooting victims

The funeral procession for the late Heyward Patterson prepares to depart Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Buffalo, NY. The Patterson was one of 10 people who were killed in the mass shooting at Tops Friendly Market at Jefferson Avenue and Riley Street in a historically Black neighborhood of Buffalo by a young white gunman is being investigated as a hate crime.
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The funeral procession for the late Heyward Patterson prepares to depart Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Buffalo, NY. The Patterson was one of 10 people who were killed in the mass shooting at Tops Friendly Market at Jefferson Avenue and Riley Street in a historically Black neighborhood of Buffalo by a young white gunman is being investigated as a hate crime.

It's been a difficult and emotional week in Buffalo, N.Y., following last week's shootings at a local supermarket. The racist attack has jarred the community as the first funerals begin.

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