Garden State Plaza mall shooting

Richard Shoop, who police say killed himself in the Garden State Mall after opening fire. (credit: Handout)

Police: Garden State Plaza Mall Gunman Had Been Busted Selling ‘Molly’

Police in Hackensack, N.J., announced Tuesday that a gunman who opened fire at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus last fall had sold the club drug Molly to an undercover officer 10 days earlier.


People leave the Garden State Plaza Mall after reports of a shooter inside a store on November 04, 2013 in Paramus, New Jersey.   (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Kept Mall Shoppers, Workers Calm During Garden State Plaza Shooting

Frightened shoppers and employees inside the mall began calling for help when an armed man walked in and opened fire.