Man murdered after holiday shopping in N.J. mall carjacking

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by CBS News

KMOV.com

Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:03 AM

SHORT HILLS, N.J. - Authorities are searching for two suspects wanted in the deadly shooting of a man who had just finished holiday shopping with his wife at an upscale mall in northern New Jersey.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says the shooting happened around 9 p.m. Sunday at The Mall at Short Hills. She says two men confronted a couple returning to their vehicle on the third level of a parking deck.

Murray says the husband, a 30-year-old Hudson County resident, was shot in the head as he opened the door for his wife before the men took off in his silver 2012 Range Rover. His wife was not injured.

The man was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police are now looking for the couple’s Range Rover with New Jersey license plates U26 BVD. CBS New York reports police believe it was last seen headed eastbound on the New Jersey Route 24.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Authorities are asking those with information in connection with the shooting to contact them.

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