Three people, including an armed man wearing
body armour who initially opened fire, were killed inside a shopping plaza in
New Jersey Friday, a media report said.
Police shot dead the man suspected of being involved in the
shootout inside the Pathmark supermarket on Route 9 in Old Bridge, N.J.
There was a confrontation with the gunman, reported ABC
Law enforcement officials said the three dead included the
Several employees were inside the store that was preparing
to open at 6 a.m. when the shooting took place.
America has witnessed a string of shootings in recent times.
On Aug 14, a shooting incident near the Texas A&M
University campus left three people, including the gunman, dead and four
That incident came just a week after a white supremacist
gunman, Wade Michael Page, killed six worshippers at a Wisconsin gurdwara and
less than a month after James Holmes, 24, killed 12 people and wounded 58
during the midnight premiere screening of "Batman: The Dark Knight
Rises" in Aurora, Colorado July 20.