Press Releases


Press Releases from the City of Reading for 2021

READING: The Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is releasing the following information relating to the Shooting Investigation that occurred in the area of North 10th Street and Spring Street on 09/13/2021.

“Officers responded to the area of North 10th Street and Spring Street for the report of a shooting. Officers located 2 juvenile males with gunshot wounds. Both males were transported to Reading Hospital for t reatment of their injuries, one with non-lifethreatening and the other with critical, respectively. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that an unidentified suspect fired at males while they were walking in the 1000 block of Spring Street. There is no description of the shooter at this time.

The incident appears to be targeted toward the group that was shot at and not a random incident . The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information relative to this incident is asked to call the Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116 or contact Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. ”