One man was killed and another was wounded after a bloody gun battle erupted in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania Target store. 

Bullets flew around 2:15pm Sunday afternoon at a strip mall in Lower Nazareth Township near Allentown. Terrified witnesses looked on, with one reporting blood gushing from a man's neck after he was struck by multiple bullets. 

The gun fight saw two men fire at each other from behind their respective cars, one white and one black. After, both took off, with a third man opening the door of the passenger sedan and slumping to the ground with severe injuries.

An unnamed eyewitness said: 'He was so disoriented, he was really bleeding bad.' 

Two men were hit with one man succumbing to their injuries at a local hospital. He has not been identified, and it is unclear if the man who slumped out of the car was the same person who later died. 

The other man shot is currently listed in stable condition, and no further information about his identity has been released. 

A gun is visible next to an evidence marker in the parking lot of the Target in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania after Sunday's shooting which killed one man and injured another

A gun is visible next to an evidence marker in the parking lot of the Target in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania after Sunday's shooting which killed one man and injured another 

Blood-stained clothes and a pair of sneakers were also visible next to a black Buick whose driver is believed to have been one of two men involved in Sunday's shooting

Blood-stained clothes and a pair of sneakers were also visible next to a black Buick whose driver is believed to have been one of two men involved in Sunday's shooting  

Two people were taken to hospital with one person later dying from their injuries

Two people were taken to hospital with one person later dying from their injuries

Police were called to a shooting at a Target store in Lower Nazareth Township near Allentown, Pennsylvania

Police were called to a shooting at a Target store in Lower Nazareth Township near Allentown, Pennsylvania

The shooting happened at around 2:30pm on Sunday afternoon

The shooting happened at around 2:30pm on Sunday afternoon

Police say at least two cars pulled up to the strip mall at Lower Nazareth Commons, with a verbal altercation between two men quickly spilling into extreme violence, according to 6Action News.

Several 911 calls were placed from the scene from concerned individuals.

An eye witness, Hunter Phillips, 21, told Morning Call that he was in the parking lot with his father when gunshots rang out. 

Phillips explained how he saw a man leaning over the hood of a white car and firing towards a black car.

Northampton County District Attorney Terry Houck, left,  said one car was in the lot when at least one additional car drove up. "Two people were hit. One was killed. The other one is currently in the hospital in what we're being told is stable condition," the district attorney said

Northampton County District Attorney Terry Houck, left,  said one car was in the lot when at least one additional car drove up. 'Two people were hit. One was killed. The other one is currently in the hospital in what we're being told is stable condition,' the district attorney said

Meanwhile, a man sitting in the driver's seat of the black vehicle was firing back. 

The area in front of the store was taped off while at least a dozen police cars were situated around the parking lot as an investigation began. 

A handgun could also be seen on the ground next to various evidence markers together with blood stained clothing.

Another witness, John Volpe, told how he was in the store when there was a sudden rush to leave the shop as word of a shooter spread.

Two cars pulled up in the parking before occupants began firing at each other. Pictured, overturned shopping carts are seen in the parking lot

Two cars pulled up in the parking before occupants began firing at each other. Pictured, overturned shopping carts are seen in the parking lot 

One Target worker told how customers started running back into the store after the shooting.   

'We all had to shelter-in-place and the police locked down the lot,' Jayden Ofray told NBC10. 

Either way, panic quickly spread throughout the store. 

'At first I was really, really scared; I thought I was going to pass out,' Tammy Lee James said to WFMZ. 'The girls were screaming and I went back for my purse, they went with the woman who was handling the fitting room department.' 

Investigators have not given any further details as to what led to the shooting.

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