Police: 3 people shot during party at a banquet hall in Allentown

First responders found a woman and two men with gunshot wounds.

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Police are investigating after three people were shot in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Police are investigating after three people were shot in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Neighbors heard gunfire along North 4th Street just after 1 a.m. Saturday morning.

First responders found a woman and two men with gunshot wounds.

In a release sent out to the media, the Allentown Police state that the shooting occurred following a dispute inside a banquet hall.

The banquet hall was rented out for a private party.

During the party, an argument erupted between two men.

One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other.

A woman was shot in the cross fire and the shooter turned a gun on himself.

All three shooting victims were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

The Allentown Police Department assures that there is no danger to the public, and that all parties involved are accounted for.

Anyone with any additional information or who may have witnessed this incident is

asked to contact the Allentown Police Criminal Investigation division at 610-437-7721 or

make an anonymous tip through the Allentown Police Tip411 app.