BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Three people were injured during a shooting in Berkeley on Tuesday evening, police said.

The Berkeley Police Department said the shooting was reported around 7:35 p.m. in the 1100 block of Parker Street, near San Pablo Avenue, located in southwest Berkeley.

Officers said the victims were sitting in a car when they were shot.

Police said three people were transported to hospitals and that as of 8:15 p.m., police were continuing to investigate the shooting.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Berkeley police at (510) 981-5900.

Officers are urging the public to avoid the area.

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