(VIDEO) The gunman in the New Jersey mall shooting was found dead inside the mall

The gunman who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night is dead, authorities said. The shooter’s body was discovered at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday in a back area of the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall. Authorities said he had a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A shooter opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night, sending panic through the shopping center and setting off a frenzied hunt for the gunman. No one was injured by the shooting at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall, Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera said. But no one knew exactly where the gunman was, until they found him dead.