Police investigating after person walks into hospital with gunshot wound

Police are conducting an investigation after a person walked into a local hospital with gunshot wound, according to the Reading Police Department.

A man showed up at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bern Township Thursday night with a gunshot wound to the leg.

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According to investigators, the man said he was breaking up a fight when he was shot. He also gave police multiple locations along Schuylkill Avenue as to where the incident occurred. However, nothing was found for a crime scene when police searched the area.

The investigation is ongoing.

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 calling Crime Alert Berks County’s anonymous tip line at 1(877) 373-9913.

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