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BREAKING BLOOMFIELD NJ: Gunman Fire Off Nearly Two Dozen Rounds Striking Five Near Sports Bar in Bloomfield

By rlsmetro on

A late night shooting that erupted in Bloomfield had a gunman fire off nearly two dozen round at a sport bar in Bloomfield.

The shooting happened in the single digit block of First Avenue near North 13th Street where the gunman began to fire shots near the "Sports in the City Bar" according to reports.

Four people were rushed to University Hospital in Newark where two of the victims' injuries were reported as life threatening.

A fifth victim (male) was transported by private vehicle to the hospital in an unknown condition.

Two women suffered non-life threatening graze wounds according to reports.

Residents in the area told RLS Metro Breaking News that there were over 20 shots fired in the area during the incident.

Police have a crime scene established and an investigation underway.

UPDATE 1:07 a.m. This is what a female eyewitnesses who was inside the bar told us:

"People were running and crawling on the floor in fear of their lives"

"This wasn't a drive by, they just stood there outside shooting the place up"

"I come here all the time and would have never expected this; I guess there's just no good places to go anymore" the woman stated as she waited for a ride home from her sister.

"We heard the first shot but we weren't too sure but then the glass started shattering and people started falling from being hit by gunfire".

UPDATE 1:25 a.m. The conditions of the non-life threatening females... One struck to the arm and leg while the other female was grazed to the leg.