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.


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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