A man has been hospitalized Tuesday night after being shot in Southeast Reading, according to Reading Police.
Police and EMS responded to the 1100 block of Spruce Street around 7:45pm for multiple calls of multiple shots fired in the area. According to emergency radio traffic, a victim was found with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Police later confirmed a 41-year-old male was shot in the 1100 block of Muhlenberg Street. The victim was transported to Reading Hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.
Police also said they have a subject in custody, but cannot confirm if they are the shooter at this point of the investigation. They also stated that there is no risk to public safety.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116 or contact Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913.