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Short Hills Mall Carjacking Murder

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Newark, New Jersey (My9NJ) - A night of shopping at the Short Hills Mall on Sunday ended in tragedy for a New Jersey couple after two men approached their SUV and shot the husband, Dustin Friedland, to death in the mall’s parking garage before driving off in their luxury SUV.

The following day, the carjacked silver Range Rover was found left behind an abandoned building in Newark’s south ward.

The search in still on for the two suspects in the shooting and Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that helps lead to an arrest.

The investigation continues as police are scouring the interior of the SUV for things like fingerprints, any traces of DNA, and the car’s GPS as well as video from the mall’s security cameras. At this time police believe to be looking for a green and tan Chevrolet Suburban. Unconfirmed speculation sites that this could have possibly been a contract hit on the young lawyer from Hoboken, New Jersey. Experts say that this incident has all the markings of a gang initiation.

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