Triple shooting in Newark apartment building

May 8, 2008 5:40:19 AM PDT
Three people were shot on separate floors of a high-rise Newark apartment building. Police say the victims were hit on different floors of 175 1st Street just after 11 p.m. last night.

One person was shot in the torso, one on the leg and the third in the foot. They were all rushed to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to officials.

Eyewitness News is told one of the victims was shot on the 20th floor and another on the third floor. Another was found outside the building.

The gunman fled the scene and no arrests were immediately made.

The building is a high-rise apartment complex that also houses a pre-school.