Gunfire erupted inside a New Jersey mall Friday night, sending panicked shoppers running and putting stores into lockdown as police arrived to evacuate the mall, officials said.
Two men were shot on the third-floor food court at Newport Mall in Jersey City Friday night, officials and witnesses said, sending stores into lockdown before police arrived and evacuated the mall.
Police said the shooting was targeted and the general public does not appear to be in danger. Two victims later turned up at a nearby hospital with gunshot wounds, one to the arm and the other to the abdomen; both are in critical but stable condition. One of them has an arrest warrant out for attempted murder in another recent shooting.
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