(CNN) — The gunman who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night is dead, authorities said. The shooter’s body was discovered at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday in a back area of the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall. Authorities said he had a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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New Jersey mall shooter still on the loose
(CNN) — A shooter opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night, sending panic through the shopping center and setting off a frenzied hunt for the gunman.
No one was injured by the shooting at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall, Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera said. But no one knew exactly where the gunman was.
The mayor said authorities believe the shooter had left the mall, but New Jersey State Police said they are still searching for the gunman in the building.
State Police Sgt. Joe Lettieri said authorities have identified a possible suspect, but the name has not been released.
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