(NBC NEW YORK) Police searching for a gunman inside the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J. found the suspect dead, law enforcement sources say.
The mall was closed as police swarmed the scene.
Witnesses told NBC 4 New York a man dressed in all black, including a black helmet, was carrying a rifle and started firing shots inside the mall.
There are no reports on injuries.
Westfield Garden State Plaza is located at the intersection of Route 4 and Route 17 near the Garden State Parkway. It includes over 200 stores and 50 restaurants and eateries.