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Shoppers in Nevada, New Jersey killed on Black Friday

Police are investigating a shooting outside the Hamilton Mall in New Jersey. (CBS 3)


Friday, November 25, 2016, 9:18 AM

At least two people were killed during Black Friday sales, including a Nevada Walmart customer fatally shot in fight over a parking lot and New Jersey man gunned down in front of Macy’s.

Both shootings happened outside of the stores as holiday shoppers inside loaded up on door busters and deals.

A 20-year-old New Jersey man was shot and killed around 1 a.m. at Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing, in the parking lot next to Macy’s, the Press of Atlantic City reported.

The victim has not been identified, and police haven’t released any information about possible suspects.

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It’s unclear what led up to the shooting.

Macy’s Black Friday sales started Friday evening, and the store was open at the time of the shooting. The rest of the mall did not open to shoppers until 6 a.m.

In Reno, a Walmart shopper was shot and killed just minutes after Black Friday door busters began on Thursday night.

Police said the unidentified victim was gunned down at 6:05 p.m. in a driveway leading up to the superstore, KOLO TV reported. The gunman and his victim were fighting over a parking spot, officials said.

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The shooter — described as a black man in a dark-colored Toyota, with damage to the side windows and brake lights — fled the scene.

While police described the shooting as a road rage incident unrelated to any Black Friday shopping, Walmart’s door busters began at 6 p.m. Thursday.

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