Richard Shoop

Suspected Hackensack drug dealer Charles T. Williams appears in court on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Convicted Killer, Rapist With Ghastly Record In Court On N.J. Drug Sale Charges

Charles T. Williams is on lifetime parole for the 1969 rapes and murders of two boys.

02/26/2014

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.

02/25/2014

General view of Garden State Plaza Mall following a shooting on November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

N.Y. Woman Claims She Was Trampled During Garden State Plaza Mall Shooting

Alexandra DiMarco, 21, of Tappan, N.Y. has filed a lawsuit against the mall’s owner saying she was trampled by shoppers fleeing the shooting and seriously injured.

01/16/2014

Surveillance Video Of Garden State Plaza Mall Gunman

Surveillance Video Of Garden State Plaza Mall Gunman Released

Police have released video and 911 calls from inside a northern New Jersey mall where a man fired shots before killing himself.

11/15/2013

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.

11/07/2013

The Garden State Plaza Mall is seen on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Tapes From Shooting Incident Released As Garden State Plaza Mall Reopens

Wednesday morning, there was little evidence of Monday night’s shooting when authorities said 20-year-old Richard Shoop walked into the mall with a rifle, fired at random objects and then killed himself.

11/06/2013

A picture of alleged Garden State Plaza gunman Richard Shoop. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Brother Says Suspected N.J. Mall Shooter ‘Intended To Harm Nobody Else But Himself’

“My brother intended to harm nobody else but himself,” Kevin Shoop told reporters. “He just sadly decided to make an act of self-indulgence by taking his own life publicly, and it’s a tragedy to us all.”

11/05/2013

Mall Safety

Paramus Mall Gunfire Sparks Angst From Tri-State Shoppers

Shoppers were on edge across the Tri-State Area Tuesday, as worried parents tried to explain the latest random violence to their children.

11/05/2013

Police respond at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J., after shots were fired on Nov. 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Garden State Plaza Shooting Could Prompt Tighter Security At U.S. Malls

Monday night’s shooting incident at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, N.J., is the latest tragedy at a public place, raising questions about security at shopping centers.

11/05/2013

The Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: I Don’t Believe Suspected Mall Gunman ‘Intended To Come Out Of Here Alive’

The body of Richard Shoop was discovered in a closed-off area that is currently under construction at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.

11/05/2013

People hug each other  outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following a shooting on November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Witnesses Recall Chaos, Terror During Garden State Plaza Mall Shooting

Witnesses said the sound of gunfire around 9:30 p.m. Monday sent customers and employees rushing for the exits and hiding places.

11/05/2013