Birthday party fight in NJ leads to shooting; 5 hospitalized

PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a fight at a birthday party ended when several shots rang out, leaving four people wounded and another person injured.

Paulsboro police say the shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. Saturday outside an Elks Club where the party was held.

It's not clear what sparked the initial fight. But authorities say three men and a woman were hit by bullets, while another man suffered a head injury when he tried to flee the shooting but tripped and fell.

The injured people were all taken to hospitals, but further details on their conditions were not immediately disclosed. But authorities say it doesn't appear any of the injuries are life-threatening.

Authorities believe more than one shooter may have been involved, but that remains under investigation. No arrests have been made.

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