COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Three people were hospitalized after a shooting early Saturday morning in the Hilltop neighborhood in southwest Columbus.

A police dispatcher said a call was made at about 3:58 a.m. regarding a shooting in the 100 block of South Burgess Avenue. Officers found three people suffering from gunshot wounds and had them transported to local hospitals.

Police said the victims appear to have been caught in the cross fire of several groups of individuals shooting at each after a verbal fight.

All three victims are expected to survive their injuries. Police are asking anyone with information to call 614-645-4141.