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New Jersey Governor Phil Murray announced Saturday he is working with major banks and mortgage lenders to extend a 90-day grace period to residents who are financially impacted by the coronavirus.

Murray announced he is working with Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, and more than 40 other banking institutions and lenders to establish a grace period for mortgages.

In a follow-up tweet, Murray urged banks and landlords to "do the right thing" by not evicting their tenants who can't afford to stay in their homes.

"I urge, and expect, our financial institutions and credit card companies to do the right thing in all areas of their business," he wrote.

"That also means lowering credit card interest rates to reflect the reality many families are living, to waive late fees, and exercise compassion. To every landlord -- now is a time to show some compassion, and to work with your renters to ensure they stay safe. You cannot convict anyone at this time. If you try to, we're not going to take that lightly, and we will male an example out of you for violating the law."

He added:

"This grace period CANNOT and WILL NOT be used to downgrade anyone’s credit rating. Lenders will also waive any late fees, or other costs which would otherwise arise, because of this 90-day grace period."

But not all New Jersey residents are appreciative of the governor's efforts to protect those less fortunate.

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One of the shooters who targeted a Jersey City kosher market was identified as David Anderson, a Black Hebrew Israelite, who published anti-Semitic and anti-police posts on social media.

Anderson, 47, and his girlfriend, Francine Graham, 50, were both shot and killed by a SWAT team after they slaughtered three people inside the market on Tuesday afternoon.

Earlier, the suspects killed Jersey City Detective Joseph Seals at a cemetery after he spotted a stolen U-Haul truck that was linked to a murder he was investigating.

Seals was a 40-year-old father-of-five and a 15-year veteran of the Jersey City police force.

The suspects drove about a mile to the JC Kosher Supermarket in the U-Haul truck which they parked across the street.

Surveillance camera footage shows Anderson and Graham rushing toward the market, firing assault rifles.

Once inside, they killed three innocent victims, including the wife of the store owner.

At 12:43 pm, law enforcement officers arrived on the scene and exchanged gunfire with the suspects in a 2-hour standoff.

The gunfight ended when police drove an armored vehicle through the storefront and shot the suspects.

A "sophisticated" pipe bomb was discovered inside the white U-Haul truck.

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6 people are confirmed dead, including two suspects who went on a shooting rampage at a cemetery and a kosher market in Jersey City on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said the two suspects "targeted" the Jewish market, where three innocent people were killed, including the wife of the store owner.

According to CBS News, the suspects shot and killed Detective Joseph Seals at a cemetery after he spotted a stolen U-Haul truck that was linked to a murder he was investigating.

The suspects - a male and a female - then drove about a mile to the kosher market, jumped out of the truck and opened fire, killing two innocent shoppers and the store owner's wife inside.

Mayor Fulop said surveillance footage "makes it clear" that the store was targeted by the shooters who engaged SWAT teams in a 2-hour standoff.

"They park the van. They exit the van with long guns in their hands. And they immediately begin firing in the location where we lost three of our citizens yesterday."

The firefight ended when police drove an armored vehicle through the storefront and fatally shot the two suspects.

All of the victims, except the police officer, were Orthodox Jews.

Update: the shooters are identified as David Anderson and Francine Graham. Anderson is a "Black Hebrew Israelite" who published anti-Semitic and anti-police posts on social media.

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