THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION MADE AN ARREST RELATED TO HOMICIDE OCCURRED ON MAY 29th

June 1, 2021

READING: The Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is releasing the following information relating to the Shooting Investigation that occurred in the 100 block of North 5th Street on May 29th.

Officers responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street for the report of a shooting at approximately 17:50 hrs (5:50 pm). Officers located a male victim with a single gunshot wound to the chest identified as Glander Price, 31 y/o, and another male with a minor head wound identified as Johnny LeBreault, 23 y/o. Price was transported to the Reading Hospital for treatment for a non-life-threatening injury.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined that a male suspect identified as Jamie Acevedo, 23 y/o, had gone to an apartment in the 100 block of North 5th Street where Price and LeBreault were. While inside the apartment, Acevedo struck LeBreault in the head with a firearm and shot Price. Acevedo was charged with Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Possessing Instrument of a Crime, and related offenses. Acevedo was taken into custody on June 1st and is awaiting arraignment on those charges.

Anyone with additional information relative to this incident is asked to contact the Reading Police Criminal Investigations Division at 610-655-6246.