New Jersey mall on lockdown after reports of shots fired

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PARAMUS, New Jersey (PIX11) – Stores are on lockdown at the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey, after at least one gunman opened fire Monday night, according to our sister station WPIX.

According to a police source, the shooting began near the Nordstrom department store on the second level of the mall.  At least eight shots have been fired; the gunman is believed to be wearing body armor. Police and SWAT teams from surrounding areas, along with state police, are en route to the scene.

For more information, visit the WPIX website.