The two suspects believed to be behind a deadly shootout in Jersey City on Tuesday have been identified.
Citing four law enforcement officials, NBC News 4 reports that David Anderson and Francine Graham are the two people who killed a Jersey City police officer in a cemetery on Tuesday before they drove a U-Haul to a kosher market where they opened fire. Three people inside the grocery were killed in addition to the suspects, bringing the total death toll to six.
The sources reportedly said that Anderson had left “religious writings” inside the U-Haul van, where investigators also found a live pipe bomb. Authorities have also found anti-Semitic and anti-police writings on social media pages believed to belong to Anderson, who was once a follower of the group the Black Hebrew Israelite movement, according to the report.
As NBC News 4 reports, authorities said at a press conference Wednesday morning that surveillance footage in the area that captured the suspects indicates that they specifically targeted the kosher market.
Police reportedly said that about 100 bullets were fired during the shootout before the suspects were killed by police gunfire.
One of the suspects reportedly shot Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals in a cemetery before they drove to the market. Seals died of his injuries. Authorities have not released the names of the additional victims.
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[Feature image: AP Photo/Seth Wenig]