Shots were fired at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J. Monday night. There are hundreds of police on the scene, and the New Jersey mall is under lockdown with the shooter still at large. CBS New York shared the information available so far on Nov. 4.
The New Jersey mall shooting began about 9:20 p.m. ET Monday evening. The situation is rapidly developing, as the shooter is still in the mall. There are many people apparently still in the mall, as the shooting began about 10 minutes prior to closing time. Many employees and customers hiding in the mall have communicated with media, and it seems the shots were fired near the Nordstrom store.
Witnesses have reported seeing a man dressed in full body gear with a helmet and an assault rifle. At least a handful of shots have been fired, and little new information has been released so far. It is unknown if there are any injuries to those in the Garden State Plaza Mall. Stay tuned for more information as the New Jersey mall shooting situation is resolved.