Gov. Hochul speaks at Buffalo prayer service
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WHEC) — Members of the faith community are remembering the victims killed in the Buffalo shooting on Saturday and prayed for the gunman.
Churches across the state kept them in their prayers at Sunday services. Gov. Kathy Hochul joined the people gathered at Macedonia Baptist Church in Buffalo. She spoke passionately about holding criminals accountable and the resilience of the people of Buffalo.
"I am fired up you can tell. I am fired up. I’m going to mend our broken hearts this day forward and we will go forth and don’t ever underestimate the people of Buffalo," Hochul said.
Pastor Denise Glenn of the Macedonia Baptist Church led prayer.
"[I] can’t imagine the hate an 18-year-old felt when he came into my community and did what he did but I know that you are greater than that also God and so we pray over him o God," Glenn said.
The governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the victims until all are laid to rest.