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6 hospitalized after shooting in central New Jersey

July 19, 2021 GMT

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — A shooting in a central New Jersey community early Monday left six people wounded, authorities said.

Police responding to reports of shots fired at a bar in Perth Amboy found the victims around 12:40 a.m., according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office. All six were taken to hospitals for treatment of undisclosed wounds that were not considered life-threatening, but their names and further details on their conditions were not disclosed.

It was not immediately clear when or where the shooting occurred, or how many shooters may have been involved. A motive for the shooting also remained under investigation.