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Overnight Shooting Leaves Multiple Victims Shot in Jersey City

Jersey City

An unusual amount of gunshot victims that arrived at Jersey City Medical Center has police investigating a shots-fired incident where as many as six people were injured during the early Saturday morning hours in Jersey City.

According to police, gunmen sprayed the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Virginia Avenue with bullets -just before 12:25 a.m.- sending officers to the scene where they found at least two victims struck by bullets at that location.

Polices set up a large crime scene where they found shell casings several blocks away according to reports.

Hospital officials say about four victims were driven to the hospital in private vehicle seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.

There were no reports of fatal injuries as of 5:30 a.m. and the motive for the attacks remain under investigation.