One injured in shooting overnight in Southeast Reading, police say

A 23-year-old man was injured in a shooting overnight in Southeast Reading, according to the Reading Police Department.

Police and EMS were dispatched to 1200 block of Buttonwood Street at approximately 12:30am, September 9, 2022, for the report of a male shot in the foot.

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According to investigators, the man was transported to Reading Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect’s description is unknown at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to 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.

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