Two people were shot dead and two others were injured in three separate incidents in New Jersey, Nevada and Tennessee as Black Friday shopping kicked off.
A man was fatally shot and his brother was wounded in a shooting outside of a Macy’s in New Jersey on Friday morning while another was shot dead in an apparent road rage incident in a Walmart parking lot in Nevada on Thursday.
A fourth person suffered a gunshot wound on Thursday at a mall in Tennessee as shoppers were taking part in early Black Friday sales.
The shooting outside the Macy’s department store occurred around 1am on Friday at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing as people lined up outside the mall for door-buster deals.
Customers fight over everything from TVs to $1.60 towels as stores open their doors for record $3.1 billion holiday splurge.
Amid Black Friday madness, cellphone footage from various stores showed shoppers fighting over items in a bid to score shopping deals.
In video apparently recorded inside a Walmart in Bainbridge, Georgia, showed shoppers fighting over towels that were on sale for $1.60 during the Black Friday rush on Thursday.
At one point, one woman so eager to get her hands on a towels that she fell into the box.
Meanwhile, shoppers at a Walmart in Houston broke into an all-out melee on Black Friday, as customers battled it out for some $99 kiddie convertibles.
In New Jersey, a shooting outside the Macy’s department store occurred around 1am on Friday at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing as people lined up outside the mall for door-buster deals.
A 20-year-old Atlantic City man was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene while his 26-year-old brother, from Clayton, was shot in the leg and listed in stable condition at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
Officials did not immediately say what sparked the shooting or if they had any suspects.
One shopper who was at the scene and has been coming out for Black Friday shopping for the last ten years said the shooting was sad, adding that Black Friday is ‘getting scary now,’ according to CBS Philly.
More than 15 evidence markers were laid down in the parking lot and an SUV with bullet holes was towed away around 7am on Friday.
The Macy’s store had opened at 5pm on Thursday before the mall closed at midnight and reopened to shoppers at 6am.