THE BRONX - Police are investigating a triple shooting in Van Nest that left three wounded, including an elderly woman who was caught in the crossfire.

Officials say the shooting happened a little after 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. They say a 19-year-old was shot in the leg, an 18-year-old was shot in the arm and a 79-year-old woman was shot in the hand.

Witnesses say the violence began when a group of teens started shooting at each other.