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RPD is releasing ID of homicide victim.


READING: The Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is releasing the following information relating to a Homicide Investigation that occurred in the area of N 6th Street and Greenwich Street on April 17, 2022, at approximately 1:45pm.

The Reading Police Department was called to the area of N 6th Street and Greenwich St this Sunday for a report of a shooting. The victim, a 36-year-old male, was located in the 500 block of N 6th St and was transported to Reading Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Emmanuel Negrón.

The Reading Police Department is requesting that anyone with information on this incident contact the Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Alert Berks County’s anonymous tip line at 1(877) 373-9913.