Man hospitalized after being shot during fight in Reading, police say

A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being shot multiple times during a fight that took place in the 300 block of South 8th Street in the City of Reading.

According to investigators, the incident took place around 4:30 pm. Officers arrived to find a 22-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. The man was transported to Reading Hospital for treatment, condition currently unknown.

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Through a preliminary investigation, police say that the victim was shot during the course of a fight with another individual.

Police added that all involved parties have been identified and there is no risk to public safety.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information relative to the incident is asked to call Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116 or contact Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913.

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