New details in deadly NJ supermarket shootings

An official puts a body into a van following a shooting at a Pathmark grocery store where three people died in Old Bridge, N.J., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Officials say a supermarket employee killed two people at the store early Friday and then fatally shot himself. Authorities say he opened fire on employees he saw when he walked into the Pathmark store. The store's front windows were shattered by gunfire. The motive is being investigated. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

September 15, 2012 4:21:31 PM PDT
Prosecutors say a New Jersey supermarket employee who gunned down two co-workers and then killed himself there did not argue with or speak to any colleagues before he initially left the store.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan revealed Saturday afternoon that 23-year-old Terence Tyler, a former Marine, was armed with an assault-style rifle and two other weapons when he returned to the Old Bridge Pathmark on Aug. 31. Kaplan says Tyler legally obtained the weapons while in California but the rifle was illegally modified.

Kaplan says Tyler also misrepresented certain details in applications to purchase the weapons. He brought the guns with him when he moved to New Jersey in June, and Kaplan says the rifle Tyler had is illegal in New Jersey.

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