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Short Hills Mall Carjacking Victim Identified as Hoboken Lawyer

Dustin Friedland, 30, was shot and killed in parking garage, his SUV was recovered Monday in Newark.

Dustin and Jamie Friedland (Facebook photo)
Dustin and Jamie Friedland (Facebook photo)
The man shot and killed during a carjacking outside The Mall at Short Hills Sunday night has been identified as a Hoboken attorney, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said.

Dustin Friedland, 30, was shot in the head when he and his wife returned to their SUV shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday, the prosecutor's office said. Friedland was pronounced dead at 11:45 p.m. Sunday at Morristown Medical Center. His wife was not injured but also transported to the hospital, the prosecutor's office said.

The thieves fled the scene in the couple's silver Range Rover, which was recovered Monday morning on the 200 block of Renner Avenue in Newark, the prosecutor's office said.

Friedland, who lived in Hoboken, was originally from Toms River, according to his Facebook page.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

The Essex County Crime Stopper's Program is offering a $10,000 reward for any information on the case, according to the prosecutor's office.

If anyone has any information or tips on the incident, call the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force line at 1-877-847-7432.

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