Police probe shooting in Long Branch; 3 injured

Long Branch police are investigating after they say three people were shot outside a home this morning.

Officials say an 18-year-old and 19-year-old from Long Branch and a 21-year-old from Wall were shot while sitting on a porch when an unknown number of shooters, believed to be on foot, opened fire on the three, injuring them.

Police say they believe the victims were targeted.

The names of the victims have not been released and authorities say that they are all expected to recover.

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