6 hospitalized after Perth Amboy, NJ bar shooting

New Jersey

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. — A shooting at a central New Jersey bar left six people wounded early Monday, according to authorities.

Police responding to reports of shots fired at El Patio Bar, on Fayette Street in Perth Amboy, found the victims around 12:40 a.m. Monday.

Middlesex County prosecutors say all six were taken to hospitals for treatment of undisclosed wounds that were not considered life-threatening. Their names and further details on their conditions were not disclosed.

It was not immediately clear how many shooters may have been involved.

A motive for the shooting also remained under investigation.

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