Shootout In Irvington Injures Several

An apparent shootout that occurred yesterday afternoon in the 20's block of Normandy Place has police investigating. 

Several rounds of  gunfire erupted around  3 p.m. sending residents in the area scrambling for cover as 2-3 men exchanged gunfire at each other according to residents in the area. 

EMS transported about 6 people to the hospital with minor injuries while police combed the scene finding dozens of shell casings. 

Residents believed that the shootings stemmed from a barbecue in the area where loud arguing was heard shortly before gunfire rang out. 

It was not immediately clear if any of the injured were innocent victims.