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A wild shootout on a New Jersey highway left one person dead, four others hurt and a sport utility vehicle riddled with bullet holes.
State police said they received reports of a shooting on the Atlantic City Expressway in Egg Harbor Township on 3:30pm on Monday.
A short time later, calls for medical assistance were received about five miles away on the Garden State Parkway and at a Wawa convenience store two miles away.
Authorities were investigating a car on the parkway in Egg Harbor Township and an SUV covered with bullet holes in the parking lot of a Wawa store near a highway exit.
Bullet holes decimated the window of the white Ford Expedition which was driving on the Atlantic City Freeway
Emergency personnel attend an injured person as police investigate after a deadly shooting in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
There were bullet holes in the front windshield and on the passenger side door of the SUV, and its other windows appeared to have been shot out. One rear tire was gone, and there were drag marks in the area.
The vehicle was hit by gunfire at least eight times, reports Fox 29.
A motive for the shooting had not been determined.
left one person dead, four others hurt and a sport utility vehicle riddled with bullet holes
Blood could be seen streaming down the passenger side of the vehicle - it is unclear which occupant was killed
Witnesses said that the people in the SUV sought assistance from passers-by as soon as they entered the parking lot.
'The driver said he was shot,' Erwin Ashworth told WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. 'The passenger was hanging from the window. ... He said everybody was shot at least a couple times.'
The victims were taken to hospitals for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Authorities said at least one victim had 'serious' injuries.
So far, New Jersey State Police have not released any information about the shooter.
Traffic was still slow on the expressway into Monday evening.
Police said they do not know the motive behind a white SUV being riddled with bullets on a crowded highway