Jersey City Shootout: Mayor Says Jewish Market Was Targeted In Deadly Standoff
When it was all over, six people were dead, including Det. Seals and five people found inside the store. Two were identified as the shooters, and three were innocent people caught in the gunfire. Mayor Steven Fulop tweeted, “Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now believe the active shooters targeted the location they attacked.”The mayor said there will be an increased presence of police in the area, but there’s no indication of any further threats.Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now believe the active shooters targeted the location they attacked.
A pawn shop owner in Keyport, New Jersey has been arrested on weapons-related charges after his phone number was found on one of the suspects in the Jersey City shooting . Authorities arrested a pawn shop owner Saturday and are looking at a connection with the Jersey City shootings Tuesday.
The FBI on Saturday arrested a pawnshop owner on a weapons charge after investigators said they found a note with his phone number and business address on one of the gunmen in the deadly shooting at a kosher grocery in Jersey City last week. Searches of Ahmed A-Hady’s home and store
Police have arrested a pawnshop owner from Monmouth County who may be linked to the suspected gunmen in the Jersey City shootout.
Ahmed A-Hady, 35, of Keyport was found in possession of 10 illegal guns and 400 rounds of ammunition.
Afterward the shootout, a note was found in the male shooter's pocket containing a telephone number and a Keyport address, according to authorities.
The number belonged to A-Hady, and the address was for a storefront for a pawn shop, officials said. Records indicated that A-Hady had bought two handguns in 2007 before being convicted of a felony in 2012 that made him ineligible to own firearms.
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Rabbi David Niederman said the victims had lived or currently live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Among those killed were Mindel Ferencz, a wife and mother of five.© Provided by CBS New YorkTHE INVESTIGATION:Mayor Says Jewish Market Was Targeted In Deadly Standoff“Mindel Ferencz, may she rest in peace, was a pioneer. She and her husband were from the first people who moved to Jersey City, who could not afford a home for their growing family and figured, ‘let’s go to places where it’s cheaper, and I’ll make an example and go there.
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Meanwhile the FBI has recovered the white van authorities believe the two suspects in Tuesday's shooting were living in after getting evicted from their apartment.
The van was recovered Saturday morning in Orange, NJ, and the FBI is examining it for any evidence.
The van reportedly matches the description of a van linked to the Jersey City suspects.
Law enforcement says a white 2001 Ford van with license plate number B40JSD belonged to 47-year-old David Anderson, and that he and the other Jersey City shooting suspect, 50-year-old Francine Graham, were living in it after they were evicted from their Elizabeth townhome.
It was found parked in a small lot at a Firestone on Central Avenue in Orange.
Anderson and Graham are believed to be members of the fringe group called the. Authorities say they went on a shooting rampage, killing Police Officer Joseph Seals and 3 people in a Jewish grocery store then taking their own life.
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Officials say the Jewish market was targeted and two shooters planned the deadly attack. The incident began around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, when officers confronted two people they believed looked suspicious.The ensuing standoff lasted hours, bringing a busy neighborhood to a standstill during an intense gun battle.Police believe the suspects may have been planning an even larger attack. After reviewing surveillance videos, Jersey City officials say the two shooters targeted a Jewish kosher deli.
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Saturday night family members remembered 49-year-old Douglas Rodriguez, a worker in the kosher grocery store and an Ecuadorian immigrant, who was able to let one person out of the store before he was killed.
Detective Seals was a veteran of the Jersey City Police department and 40-year-old father of 5 children.
He will be laid to rest on Tuesday.
Theincident began at the Bay View Cemetery, where Seals was fatally shot and another officer wounded in the shoulder.
Officials say Anderson and Graham then drove a U-Haul about a mile to a kosher supermarket, parking across the street and exiting the vehicle with guns drawn. They immediately began firing, shooting four people inside, one of whom managed to flee from the scene.
Officers in the area quickly arrived on scene, trapping the two suspects inside. A lengthy gun battle then commenced.
In the end, six people lost their lives including the two suspects and Dectective Seals. The other people killed have been identified as 24-year-old Moshe Deutsch, 49-year-old Douglas Miguel Rodriguez, and 31-year-old Mindy Ferencz.
Pawnshop owner's son possibly linked to Jersey City shootout due in court .
Pawnshop owner's son possibly linked to Jersey City shootout due in courtAhmed Hady, 35, of Keyport was found in possession of 10 illegal guns and 400 rounds of ammunition. Hady, the son of a pawnshop owner, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.