JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Reuters) – A gunman who killed four people at a New Jersey supermarket was inspired by a jihadist website and used the online message board 4chan to call for the attacks, authorities said on Thursday.
A suspect, who authorities have identified as a 31-year-old man from New Jersey, was captured in an operation in the southern New Jersey town of Chesterfield, according to the Chesterfield Police Department.
The attack at Jersies Supermarket on Tuesday night killed three people and wounded at least five others.
Police have said they believe the shooting was inspired.
A police officer holds a rifle during a demonstration after the shooting at Jensens Supermarket in Chesterfield December 4, 2017.
REUTERS/Chris Keane Authorities have said the gunman was inspired to carry out the attack by the Islamic State group, but have not yet determined a motive.
He used an alias, authorities have said.