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RPD is releasing additional inform ation about a shooting occurred on Monday.


READING: The Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is releasing the following information relating to a shooting investigation that occurred in the 300 block of N. 9th St, on May 16, 2022, at approximately 1310hrs.

The Reading Police Department was called to the area of the 300 block of N. 9th St Street for a report of a shooting. The victim, a 34-year-old male, was shot during an altercation in the street; he then retreated into a residence where Police and EMS were able to locate him and begin treatment. The victim was transported to Tower Health Reading Hospital for treatment.

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.