Bridgeton police

BRIDGETON — Police are investigating after an early Sunday morning shooting left one man wounded.

At 3:25 a.m., police responded to Inspira Medical Center for a gunshot victim, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. There, officers spoke to the victim, who was not identified, and who told police he was taken to the hospital by another person.

The victim told police he was in the Burlington Manor Apartment Complex speaking to a group of people when he was punched in the face, noticing later he had been shot in the abdomen, police said.

He was flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden as a precaution, police said.

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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