NJ mall shooting, one breaking news headline tonight that has citizens of Paramus, NJ, shocked as reports of a gunman at large at a local mall has the place on emergency lockdown. Confirmations of shoppers being evacuated just before closing were also made by law officials after call-ins of shots being fired late tonight, KTVN reports this Monday, Nov. 4.
The NJ mall shooting is said to have taken place at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall shortly after 9:30 p.m. this Monday, with the suspect gunman still at large, notes the report. There have been no announcements of any injuries or casualties at this point in time.
Following the alleged shootings, the NJ mall was set onto emergency lockdown. Understandably scared shoppers have since taken to Twitter to announce that they were evacuated by the police and armed state troopers. One tweeter said that she left the mall on her own, but was “screaming” for her life after hearing the shots herself.
According to emergency radio transmissions, the local NJ authorities are currently holding out for SWAT teams to make it to the scene. Reports are still coming in on this breaking news NJ mall shooting story. No contact or interaction with the armed shooter has been made at this time, either.
The Westfield Garden State Mall is located in Bergen County, just 22 miles southwest of the city of Manhattan.