Triple Shooting Near South Jersey Playground

Gunfire rang out near a South Jersey playground late Sunday leaving 3 people hurt.

City of Burlington Officers were called to the area of Linden and Mitchell avenues -- that's near Mitchell Avenue Playground -- in Burlington Sunday night and found someone suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics took the gunshot victim to a Lourdes Medical Center, Willingboro Campus with injuries not considered to be life-threatening, said police.

A short time later, a second gunshot victim showed up at Willingboro hospital suffering from a possible graze wound. A third victim arrived at Memorial Hospital of Burlington County in Mount Holly also suffering from an apparent graze wound, said police.

The victims, who weren't immediately identified, are expected to survive their injuries.

Authorities investigated late Sunday night and no immediate arrests were made. Anyone with information can submit tips online or call police at 609-386-0262.

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