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Shots Fired At Garden State Plaza Mall In New Jersey
CBS New York ^

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.”

(Excerpt) Read more at newyork.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: banglist; fired; gardenstate; gardenstateplaza; mall; newjersey; paramus; shooting; shots

1 posted on 11/04/2013 7:59:54 PM PST by bryan999
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To: bryan999

Gosh.

:D

(there’s already 2 threads about this)


2 posted on 11/04/2013 8:01:54 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: bryan999

Nordstrom huh?

This is vital info not posted in the other 2 threads


3 posted on 11/04/2013 8:02:33 PM PST by GeronL
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To: bryan999

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3087567/posts
http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3087573/posts

Just the two I could find on the index page...


4 posted on 11/04/2013 8:04:20 PM PST by Utilizer (Bacon A'kbar! - In world today are only peaceful people, and the mooslimbs trying to kill them-)
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To: Utilizer

Oh ok, everyone over to the other threads -—>


5 posted on 11/04/2013 8:06:02 PM PST by bryan999
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To: bryan999
...a mass-casualty unit was required.

Oh no, that's not good.
6 posted on 11/04/2013 8:06:48 PM PST by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: bryan999

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.”


7 posted on 11/04/2013 8:09:48 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: bryan999; All
National Review's Kathryn Lopez caught in mall, Tweeting comments and photos.
8 posted on 11/04/2013 8:10:19 PM PST by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: bryan999

Pop Quiz: How many staged shootings will it take to distract 300 million Americans from Obama lying about Obamacare?


9 posted on 11/04/2013 8:19:23 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: bryan999

10 posted on 11/04/2013 8:20:19 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Deo volente

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!


11 posted on 11/04/2013 8:20:41 PM PST by whatexit (What a shame that New England has become Old England)
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To: bryan999
"The man firing the shots was reportedly walking around in full body gear and a helmet, with an assault rifle"

Come on, that's just Bammy pimpin' his Health Don't Care.

12 posted on 11/04/2013 8:21:50 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

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.


13 posted on 11/04/2013 8:31:15 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: GeronL

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.


14 posted on 11/04/2013 8:34:35 PM PST by caww
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To: Paladin2

Sounds like the nutcase who shot all those kids on the Island Camp....he dressed in full gear as well...


15 posted on 11/04/2013 8:35:56 PM PST by caww
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To: LyinLibs

You are a complete idiot. These are not staged you freak. These are serious situations that have people hurt.


16 posted on 11/04/2013 8:40:32 PM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Deo volente

Sounds like a robbery now. Twitter saying only ONE shot was fired.


17 posted on 11/04/2013 8:43:52 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: bryan999

Shooting starts at 9:30 pm

SWAT team enters mall at 10:30 pm


20 posted on 11/04/2013 9:04:04 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: napscoordinator

And PS:

If you like your plan, you can keep it.


22 posted on 11/04/2013 9:06:37 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: napscoordinator

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.


23 posted on 11/04/2013 9:08:29 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: LyinLibs

speaking of overreaction...LOL


24 posted on 11/04/2013 9:08:46 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: napscoordinator

If Paramus, likewise not a hick town.


25 posted on 11/04/2013 9:09:37 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Williams

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?


26 posted on 11/04/2013 9:21:13 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: bryan999

Live feed http://pix11.com/


27 posted on 11/04/2013 9:22:50 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: bryan999
This is getting OLD really fast. Too many whackos craving attention or well....I won't go there, lest I get attacked for being one of those "tin foil hat wearers". Why is it always "in full body gear and a helmet, with an assault rifle"??
29 posted on 11/04/2013 9:45:39 PM PST by ASouthernGrl (BHO sucks - literally or metaphorically, you decide.)
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To: ASouthernGrl

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.


30 posted on 11/04/2013 9:48:44 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: ASouthernGrl

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.


31 posted on 11/04/2013 9:55:16 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL of you heroes!)
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To: LUV W

it’s gotten completely unbelievable


Quite true.

ABC reporting on LAX shooting, graphic cartoon showed shooter with M4 type weapon with 40mm grenade launcher mounted underneath.

Pure hyperbole.


32 posted on 11/04/2013 10:14:03 PM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: LyinLibs

The name of Jesus is sacred, not an exclamatory.


33 posted on 11/04/2013 11:35:18 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: bryan999

Isn’t the mall closed after 7?


34 posted on 11/04/2013 11:56:06 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: ladyjane; All

60 minutes...

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???


35 posted on 11/04/2013 11:57:34 PM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: bryan999

BREAKING from WABC AM 770:

Breaking: Suspect in Garden State Plaza shooting in Paramus found dead inside mall with self-inflicted gunshot wound.


36 posted on 11/05/2013 2:21:39 AM PST by bryan999
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To: bryan999

Garden State Plaza mall shooting: Suspected gunman found dead in building’s basement hours after opening fire and terrifying shoppers: report

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/cops-converge-westfield-garden-plaza-reports-article-1.1506720#ixzz2jlWYf7DD


37 posted on 11/05/2013 2:25:13 AM PST by bryan999
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To: bryan999

Suspected Garden State Plaza Mall Gunman Found Dead: Prosecutor

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Gunman-Garden-State-Plaza-Mall-Paramus-New-Jersey-Police-230593611.html

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.


38 posted on 11/05/2013 2:30:39 AM PST by bryan999
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To: bryan999

39 posted on 11/05/2013 2:49:36 AM PST by bryan999
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To: bryan999

Looks like they raided his parents’ house:

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2013/11/nj_mall_shooting_police_raid_house_of_possible_suspect.html


40 posted on 11/05/2013 2:50:23 AM PST by bryan999
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To: Williams

Pauly Walnuts was returning a suit and some punk challenged him.


41 posted on 11/05/2013 4:33:12 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: skr

Truth... thank you.


42 posted on 11/05/2013 4:34:12 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: bryan999
The more people try and ban guns, the more they create soft targets for these wackos.

These wackos know where to go to encounter the least resistance.

43 posted on 11/05/2013 7:10:35 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: ladyjane

When seconds count, the cops are an hour away...


44 posted on 11/05/2013 9:38:52 AM PST by expat2
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To: LyinLibs; Williams; napscoordinator

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.


45 posted on 11/06/2013 8:32:16 AM PST by ELS
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To: ELS

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.


46 posted on 11/06/2013 8:46:37 AM PST by Me1onCollie
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To: LyinLibs

“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.”

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. :)


47 posted on 11/07/2013 11:52:14 AM PST by myheroesareDeadandRegistered
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