New Jersey Mall Evacuated (Again): Reports Of Shots Fired And Vehicle Fire

Tyler Durden's picture

For the second time in a few short months, the Paramus Mall at Garden State Plaza is being evacuated. There are no reports that an active shooter is present but shots were heard fired. There is also a car fire (which some are noting could have been responsible for the 'popping sounds'). Police are on scene and shoppers are being evacuated as the anxiety is (as one would imagine) high. There are currently no reports of injuries.


Evacuations are under way with local TV stations claiming shots fired...



People are being evacuated...

Police are on scene...

But some are noting that there is also a car fire that could have been responsible for the popping sounds...


The Garden State Plaza Mall was also the subject of a horror last Nov. 4, when Richard Shoop, 20, of Teaneck walked through the mall with a rifle that had been modified to look like an AK-47, randomly firing shots before turning the gun on himself.

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IronShield's picture

Uh, is this Bullish too?  Ramp the markets on Monday, all is forgotten.

barliman's picture


New Jersey is full of PUSSIES !!!

A couple of car tires explode and they wet their pants.

Oh yeah, net neutral for the markets - they already know about New Jersey.

RafterManFMJ's picture

Those responsible are in BIG TROUBLE as those parking lots are 'car arson-free zones.'

TBT or not TBT's picture

You jest, but malls are where GDP happens. It could be bad.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

It's those damn Ruskies hating our freedom.

<"Be afraid. Be very afraid." - CNN>

old naughty's picture

No (ah)! The Russians are coming?


i thought that 'episode' played long ago, no?

The Old Man's picture

Maybe the Iranians or Maybe the Cops in General, anybody ever watch "The Shield". Who's paying for all this. Let's pour it on for some overtime.

So a Ford electrical system caught fire and it's a terrorist threat? Read the recalls boys! Or maybe we should put Ford Motor Co. on a watch list.

The Old Man's picture

I'm sorry, Russian Cabbie shot his Ford.

fonzannoon's picture

BAAA!!!!!!! BAAAAH??????

GrinandBearit's picture

Must keep the terrorist boogeyman alive.

Must keep the sheep in a constant state of fear.  They're easier to herd/control that way.

TheMeatTrapper's picture

Here is exclusive video of the threat:

IronShield's picture

In still other news, NFL drafts first openly GAY player.

It's nice to see happy NFL players.

a growing concern's picture

Lock down the New Jersey border and throw away the key.

JMT's picture

Sometimes it is the combination of several SSRI's or SSRI & ADHD medication.  I was taking Prozac & Adderall the problem was that end of day crasj when it started to wear off.   Feeling can only be described as very edgy, agitated & irritable and crying about why everyone hates me & is out to get me


Seek_Truth's picture

Sure, but why would anyone who has any common sense take SSRI and ADHD drugs in the first place, let alone, together?

Drugs are a symptom of the cause.

Other answers are available, and are real answers.

Dead Man Walking's picture

is there a pil i can take for shooters at my mall ?

XitSam's picture

I call bullshit. Everyone knows guns are prohibited in New Jersey.* 

* Possibly it is a cop or federal agency SWAT team shooting things up. That's allowed in FUSA.

Chupacabra-322's picture

Yes, yes & yes. Safe to say when hearing about these "active shooter" drills to first think False Flag & which Criminal UNITED STATES, CORP. INC. Agency to point the finger at.

TN Jed's picture

As long as assault knives, stabbin guns and hydro pistols are legal the children aren't safe.

Offthebeach's picture

Maybe there was a dog in the area.

Not any dog, but like a shivering, limping, skiny stray dog. A threst to public safety. Hence the SWAT team, the shooting, granades, mine resistant vehicles. Christy declairs Martial Law and appoints himself Field Marshal, and awards himself New Joisees highest award, Iron Donut, First Degree .

q99x2's picture

Sounds like the Governor went out foraging and got into a mall.

Sven Sikztu's picture

Slow news day Tylers? pfffft

dark pools of soros's picture

The site is total garbage now. No point in exposing financial crimes when no one goes to jail so the just feed nighty news to the nutters

JMT's picture

You mean those cop wannbe mall secuirty guys couldn't stop a shooter?? You see them walking around the mall with those cop wannabee uniforms giving you the stare down if you make eye contact with those jersey shore rent a cop $12 an hour 'security detail'

A Nanny Moose's picture

Are mall cops allowed to carry guns?

JMT's picture

I thought they were all tough, ripped MMA fighters or bodybuilders who don't need guns...

HedgeHammer's picture

It's friggin New Jersey WTF!

Aussiekiwi's picture

Boring, car catches fire, security guards run for

nmewn's picture

Who the fuck is Jonathan @jonfocus and why is he on ZH?

Dead Man Walking's picture

I live in NJ.  It's no big deal here, we are used to being shot at. It's F'n NJ.  Need I say more ? Just don't ding my door when you get your fat ass out of your car or you may not make it in to the mall.


Seek_Truth's picture

+1 use of hyperbole.

Jersey is a State. The whole state is not as you describe. Certain Cities(Newark, Trenton), yes.


erg's picture

Shelter in place but please keep shopping. Order online with your devices while you wait.

TruthTalker's picture

If people could conceal carry wouldn't the world be a safer place - of course it would!

b_thunder's picture

Tesla on a test  drive?


tony bonn's picture

is the cia really that bored?

Seize Mars's picture

Ok, some quick questions:

Was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach nearby? Again? (Making pleas for disarmament of Americans?)

Also is there any chance - whatsoever - that this is related to the recent upsurge in mall "active shooter drills?"

Like this one:


nah's picture

Terrorist plot, this makes me sick


sunbleached we will never forget stickers bitchez

lakecity55's picture

Lack of imagination.

These things are on a repeating, predictive cycle.

It seems about every 6-8 weeks.

tony wilson's picture

nose not dat

it  temporal illusions scenarios generated by a computer,saturn masonic input.

coded output

energies harvested predicted specific tailor made outcome.

we are controlled by vampyre