Specialized Jewish supermarket in new Jersey, USA, became the target of yet unidentified attackers who opened the store “long” on the definition of a police shooting. The shooting killed six people: three supermarket buyers, two attackers and a policeman.
According to local police, the shootout began near a city cemetery where the suspects were seen in a stolen vehicle. When attempting to intercept the police car, the suspects opened fire. After that, the criminals drove to a kosher supermarket in a residential area. There immediately came the police special forces, began an intense exchange of fire.
According to first police reports, a kosher supermarket was chosen randomly by the arrows. However, later the information appeared that one of the attackers has repeatedly expressed anti-Semitic slogans in social networks. Then suggested that the shootout in the supermarket included in the plans of the attack. Mayor Steven Fulop, who refused to call a crime a terrorist act, stated that the killers were clearly focused on the supermarket. “It was a lot of other people, many other available to them objectives that they are bypassed in order to attack this place. Therefore, it is clear that this was their goal, and they intended to harm people inside,” he said.
Recording from surveillance cameras showed that the perpetrators moved slowly through the streets, and then stopped near a kosher grocery store, where they quietly got out of the van and immediately opened fire.
The motives of the crime are still unclear. Two criminals arrested, two others, recall, shot dead, and another is wanted. Of those killed at the supermarket, identified the attackers is a 47-year-old David Anderson and 50-year-old Francine Graham. The first was a follower of the movement of the Israeli black Jews, believers who say that they are the true descendants of the ancient Israelites.