Skip to comments.Shots Fired At Garden State Plaza Mall In New Jersey
Posted on 11/04/2013 7:59:54 PM PST by bryan999
PARAMUS N.J. (CBSNewYork) Police responded in force Monday evening, as an active shooter was reported on the rampage at the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall.
Police sources told WCBS 880′s Steve Scott there was still an active shooter at the mall as of 10:15 p.m. No details about injuries were immediately available.
Law enforcement sources initially said people had been hit, but it was not immediately confirmed whether anyone was.
A SWAT team was seen storming the mall as of just before 10:30 p.m.
Shots were fired inside the mall beginning sometime before the mall in Paramus, N.J. closed for the night at 9:30 p.m.
The man firing the shots was reportedly walking around in full body gear and a helmet, with an assault rifle.
An estimated 200 police units were on the scene, and a mass-casualty unit was required.
A witness tweeted that a shooting happened over by Nordstrom on the second floor.
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(there’s already 2 threads about this)
This is vital info not posted in the other 2 threads
Just the two I could find on the index page...
Oh ok, everyone over to the other threads -—>
Unpossible. I’m certain that assault rifles are illegal in NJ and the mall stands a 99.9% chance of being a “gun free zone.”
Pop Quiz: How many staged shootings will it take to distract 300 million Americans from Obama lying about Obamacare?
Mayor on tv now. 1 shot fired. 1 shell casing found. reviewing security videos. Mall on lockdown. Not an active shooter situation.. they believe he left the mall. Oh, ok then!
Come on, that's just Bammy pimpin' his Health Don't Care.
Stay tuned for more staged shootings EVERY DAY this week.
I assume we’ll see them.
I assume the shooters will be carrying Rush Limbaugh’s new book.
Sounds to me like the loonies out there are seeking attention ... mall shootings are the latest rage along with school shootings. Is sure to give them press as we have seen.
Both BTW are generally gun free zones...and the loonies know it.
Sounds like the nutcase who shot all those kids on the Island Camp....he dressed in full gear as well...
You are a complete idiot. These are not staged you freak. These are serious situations that have people hurt.
Sounds like a robbery now. Twitter saying only ONE shot was fired.
Shooting starts at 9:30 pm
SWAT team enters mall at 10:30 pm
If you like your plan, you can keep it.
It is not a hick town mall, Westfield is upper class in densely populated Northern New Jersey, and it does not appear to be a mass shooting.
speaking of overreaction...LOL
If Paramus, likewise not a hick town.
Yep, I’m afraid I have to agree.
Paramus is NOT a ‘hick town’ as Cramp Guy said.
Quite the opposite.
But who am I to soothe his cramps with the hot water bottle of truth?
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The most benign explanation is they give the wackos too much attention, and others copycat it - like teen suicides. Although they (media and politicians) know exactly what they are doing, so it really can’t be benign. They WANT these shootings to happen, so they glamorize them, at the very least.
Unless it’s an assault knife, or an assault iPad, etc.
it’s gotten completely unbelievable. The MSM has the same
spin on every story.
its gotten completely unbelievable
ABC reporting on LAX shooting, graphic cartoon showed shooter with M4 type weapon with 40mm grenade launcher mounted underneath.
The name of Jesus is sacred, not an exclamatory.
Isn’t the mall closed after 7?
Hehehe, when seconds count, the DHS enhanced ammo, and MRAP’d SWAT teams are only an hour away...
One person with a concealed handgun might very well be in a position to stop continued violence like this in the meantime...
But hey, what do I know, right???
BREAKING from WABC AM 770:
Breaking: Suspect in Garden State Plaza shooting in Paramus found dead inside mall with self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Garden State Plaza mall shooting: Suspected gunman found dead in building’s basement hours after opening fire and terrifying shoppers: report
Suspected Garden State Plaza Mall Gunman Found Dead: Prosecutor
Police found the body of 20-year-old Richard Shoop in a long-term storage area behind a construction site at the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J., about 3:20 a.m., Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said. The discovery came just hours after Shoop, wearing all black and a motorcycle helmet, fired six rounds from a Sig Sauer rifle modified to look like an AK-47 in the first floor of the mall, New Jersey’s largest, about 10 minutes before it closed Monday night.
No one was injured in the gunfire. Molinelli said it didn’t appear that Shoop, who fired bullets that hit an elevator, escalator and several store facades, ever intended to hurt anyone in the mall.
“I don’t know as I stand here whether his motive was to injure anyone,” Molinelli said. “I do not believe that Mr. Shop thought he was going to come out of here alive.
Looks like they raided his parents’ house:
Pauly Walnuts was returning a suit and some punk challenged him.
Truth... thank you.
These wackos know where to go to encounter the least resistance.
When seconds count, the cops are an hour away...
Paramus is in Bergen County which is one of the wealthiest counties in the country. Besides Nordstrom, one of the anchor stores is Neiman-Marcus and there are other high end retail stores in the mall.
Not to cheer random nutjob shooters, but I wouldn’t at all mind the higher-ends of society getting their trees shaken good and hard. It’s always a good thing for the wealthy to be reminded from time to time that for all their money and trendy trappings, they are as equally vulnerable as us. Their froo-froo fashion shops with ‘no guns allowed’ are a target range to anyone with hostile intent.
“Stay tuned for more staged shootings EVERY DAY this week.
I assume well see them.
I assume the shooters will be carrying Rush Limbaughs new book.”
That is funny. Reminds me of an old episode of “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” The local cops were trying to pin a murder they’d committed on the town’s only black guy. They left a bottle of Geri Curl and a Marvin Gaye album at the murder scene. :)