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Multiple People Shot Outside Puerto Rican Beneficial Society

One person was possibly killed in shootings at E. Third and Taylor streets, according to a Breaking News Network report.

 

Update at 11:50 a.m. Bethlehem police said one woman is dead and five men wounded following a shootout early Sunday outside the Puerto Rican Beneficial Society.

Earlier: 

Multiple people were shot early Sunday, possibly one fatally, outside the Puerto Rican Beneficial Society, according to several reports.

The shootings were reported before 3 a.m. at E. Third and Taylor streets.

A report on lehighvalleylive.com described the scene as a gun battle, with at least 30 shots fired in a chaotic scene.

Additional information was not yet available from Bethlehem police.

Nester Video Production reported on its Facebook page that the crime scene stretched a city block. Police also were called to the emergency room at St. Luke's Hospital-Fountain Hill, where several of the people shot were taken, when a crowd there became unruly, the report said.

Check back with Patch for updates.

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