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Three dead, including gunman, in New Jersey supermarket shooting

The shooting took place two hours before the store opened while staff were stocking shelves.

File photo of a Pathmark supermarket
File photo of a Pathmark supermarket
Image: Timmy GUNZ via Flickr

LAW ENFORCEMENT IN New Jersey have said three people were killed including the gunman in a shooting that took place in a supermarket earlier today.

ABC reports police responded to shots fired inside the Pathmark supermarket where employees were stocking shelves at 4am US time.

There was reportedly a confrontation with the gunman who is said to have been wearing body armor and the suspect was killed.

It is unknown if any others were injured but several employees were taken across the street to the TGI Fridays.

The scene is said to be under control and heavily armed police can be seen in the car park of the supermarket.

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