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Press Releases from the City of Reading

Shooting Investigation



READING: The Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is releasing the following information relating to a shooting investigation that occurred in the area of Locust Street /Greenwich Street on August 1, 2022, at approximately 0035hrs (12:35 am).

The Reading Police Department was called to the area of Locust St /Greenwich St , for a report of Shots Witnessed. The victim, a 36 year old male, was found shot in a vehicle.

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 c alling Crime Alert Berks County’s anonymous tipline at 1(877) 373-9913