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Double Shooting Under Investigation in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on

Two victims suffered non-fatal injuries in a shooting that occurred in a section of Jersey City late Thursday night.

Officials say, at around 9:15 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out on Bergen Avenue.

When police arrived at the scene, they found one of the victims shot in the back and a second person shot in the leg at that location.

Police said both individuals were transported to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment and are expected to recover.

According to police, a dark-colored vehicle sped away from the scene with the suspects inside.

Multiple shell casings were collected on the scene, but after a search of the area, no other victims were found.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.