One injured after overnight shooting in Northeast Reading

Update 8/2/22: Police say the victim, identified as 36 year-old Samuel Castillo, died Monday night at Reading Hospital from his injuries. No arrests have been made.

Original article: One person is in the hospital following a shooting just after midnight on Monday, August 1, 2022. The shooting happened in the area of Locust Street and Greenwich Street in the City of Reading.

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Reading Police were called to the area of Locust Street and Greenwich Street around 12:35am, for a report of shots witnessed.

Investigators say the victim is a 36 year old male, who was found shot in a vehicle. The victim was transported to 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.

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Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Alert Berks County’s anonymous tip line at 1(877) 373-9913.

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