BRIDGETON -- Masked gunmen shot at a group of men on Saturday evening, injuring one in the arm, police said.
Three men were walking on Fairview Avenue behind Burlington Manor Apartments Saturday around 4:45 p.m. when three men, armed with handguns and wearing masks, approached them, according to Bridgeton Police Department. Without a word shared between the two groups, the gunmen began shooting at the three.
The three men ran off in different directions, but not before one was shot in the arm.
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Police heard reports of the shooting and, while going to investigate, were dispatched to Buckshutem and Burlington roads to help the man shot in the arm. Authorities transported him to Inspira Medical Center Vineland.
Police describe the the gunmen as young, possibly teenagers, and wearing dark clothing.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Bridgeton Police Department by calling 856-451-0033 or the Crimestoppers hotline at 856-455-5550. Information can also be submitted anonymously through the department's Tip411 service.
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