Bridgeton police

BRIDGETON — Police are investigating after two shootings in the city Saturday.

At 2:45 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of South Avenue for gunshots, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. There, a victim told officers multiple gunshots that sounded as if they were coming from inside a home woke them up.

Another victim said he heard shots coming from the south side of his home, shattering a window, police said.

Officers saw seven bullet holes in front of the home and four inside the home in a north wall, police said. They recovered seven spent casings on the ground across the street from the home.

Police did not release the names of the victims, nor whether any injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Detective Tom Garofolo at 856-451-0033, ext. 113, or text information via tip411. All information is confidential.

Then, at 9:53 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of Atlantic Street for gunshots, according to the post.

A woman said she was awoken by the sound of the shots, police said. Officers found a bullet hole in the driver’s side rear door of a Ford Expedition.

Police did not release the name of the woman but said no injuries were reported.

Contact: 609-272-7241

mbilinski@pressofac.com

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Staff Writer

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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