New Jersey Mall Shooter Found Dead With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Police found the body of suspected gunman Richard Shoop, 20, in a remote part of the mall.
3:00 | 11/01/13

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America's number one. In this Tuesday with the terror of one of the nation's largest shopping malls shots rang out at the garden state plaza in northern New Jersey just before closing time. Just moments ago police found the body of the suspected shooter ABC's -- those are is on the scene Matt what's the very latest. Good morning Diana and John this story continues to develop as we speak we're learning a little bit more about the shooter. His name is Richard -- Police found a suicide note. And they found his body in a back room here in the mall likely took them a long time to find him because the smallest so big two and a half million square feet. But it's still unclear why he did what he did. A sole gunman unleashes terror and -- new Jersey's garden state plaza mall late Monday night there was. No individual that was struck by anything. Other than this to mr. shoot taking his own life. With the weapon that he used to. Do the firing inside the mall. Police believe the gunman dressed in black may have also been wearing a motorcycle helmet as he fired several shots near the Nordstrom department store. Investigators say they found a shell casing from an assault rifle. We all raining for -- sixty. From the airline we -- and their six I mean all we want -- do is is it -- no one was hurt in the shooting did have opportunity to shoot people and did not. They're shooting prompted a massive response from law enforcement -- on the ground and in the air. Tactical teams joined by state and local police -- the ball home to upscale shops and restaurants. They evacuated -- to safety as they swept through the building. Now the story continues to develop here live as police tell us they go from -- they're going from store to store the -- people who may have locked themselves in on aware that it's safe to come out. We're also learning a little bit more about the gunman. He is a known drug user and additionally the gun he used was owned by his brother John Diana. -- has a lot of interesting things here.

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