Bridgeton police

BRIDGETON — A 19-year-old passenger in a car was injured Sunday when the car came under gunfire, police said.

At 7:01 p.m., several officers were dispatched for a report of shots fired near Station Hill Road and Siebel Street.

Police said while officers were responding, they received a call about a gunshot victim arriving at Inspira Health Center Bridgeton.

Officers responded to the hospital to find a car in the emergency room parking lot with multiple bullet holes along the passenger side and a shattered rear window, police said.

The victim was in the emergency room, suffering from gunshot wounds in both legs and an arm, police said.

The victim told police he and the driver were near Walnut and Siebel streets and heard gunshots strike the car.

Police did not identify him.

Police said the victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, but he was transferred to Cooper University Hospital in Camden for further treatment.

Bridgeton police are investigating.

Anyone with information can call police at 856-451-0033 or 856-455-5550.

— Lauren Carroll

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Joined the Press in November 2016. Graduate of Quinnipiac University. Previously worked as a freelance reporter in suburban Philadelphia and news/talk radio producer.

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