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UPDATE: Three Teens Struck by Gunfire in Hamilton Township

By rlsmetro on
Hamilton Township (Atlantic)

Police in Hamilton Township are investigating an early morning shooting that injured three teens on Sunday morning.

According to a statement released by police, the incident happened at around 2 a.m. on East State Street.

Police say they responded to shots fired and arrived to find the victims struck by gunfire in front of a house at that location.

Officers found a 15-year-old girl suffering a gunshot wound to the face, a 16-year-old girl was shot in both legs, and a 19-year-old struck to the leg by bullets

EMS rushed the victims to Capital Health Medical Center where doctors treated their injuries police said.

Police are looking for a dark-colored vehicle that pulled up at the scene and began firing shots before the driver sped away from the scene.

The motive for the incident remains under investigation.