New Jersey went through such a horribly terrifying moment yesterday.
A gunman entered Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in all black with a black helmet at around 9:20 p.m. ET and fired at least six bullets from a rifle, modified to look like an AK-47. Luckily those bullets didn't strike any innocent victims.
While authorities searched for the man who ended up being Richard Shoop, they eventually found his body early this morning in a back room where he had shot himself in the head and died.
At this time, the reason for the shooting isn't completely clear, but officials have some ideas about the intent. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli commented: