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The Reading Police Department releases details of Meade Street Shootings.


READING: The Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is releasing the following information relating to the Shooting Investigation that occurred in the 1300 Block of Meade Street:

At approximatel y 7:45 PM, o fficers responded to the 1300 block of Meade Street for a shooting call. Officers arrived and found one 18 -year-old male, Amiere Tyhee Bibbs, who was deceased; two others, one male and one female, were taken to the hospital by an ambulance; a third injured was transported in a private vehicle, all with non-life-threatening injuries.

At this point, all we know is that the incident was a result of a fight. A large number of the juveniles came from neighboring communities an d had fled the location prior to officers' arrival.

There have been no arrests made at this time, and the investigation is still ongoing. The Reading Police Department encourages anyone with information relative to this incident to contact the Reading Police Criminal Investigations Division at 610 -655-6246 or Crime Alert Berks Count y 877 -373-9913.