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Gun attacks in United States

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Gun attacks
At least five people have been killed in two separate gun attacks in the United States. At least 20 others were injured. The shootings took place in the state of Ohio and New Jersey on Sunday afternoon and late Saturday night, local time.

At least three people have been killed in a gun attack outside a bar in Youngstown, Ohio. 8 people were injured in the incident. The incident took place outside the Torch Club bar and grill around 2pm local time on Sunday, May 23, police said.

U.S. media outlets CNN that The motive for the gun attack was not immediately clear. The injured were taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Youngstown Police Chief Carl Davis said there was no shooting inside the bar. However, the incident started inside the bar.

Meanwhile, gunmen shot dead two people at a family party in Fairfield Township, New Jersey. At least 12 people were injured in the attack, which took place late Saturday night, local time, police said.

Cooper University Hospital in Camden said six people were injured in a shooting at a home in Cumberland County. However, it is not clear how many injured people have been admitted to the nearby hospitals from the spot.

No arrests have been made in the incident. Law enforcement is investigating the attack.

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