Reading Police Respond to Shooting on South Side

3:30pm – Police have taken down the crime scene tape and cleared the scene. A few Reading Police officers have remained on scene to investigate. No details have been released by Police.

2:15pm – One person has been seen being transported to the hospital. Police on scene have stood down their weapons, but continue to be present in the area.

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1:30pm – Reading Police have responded a report of a shooting on the 500 block of South 6th Street Wednesday afternoon.

The initial call was reported at 12:50pm, one person shot in the leg. Police have blocked off the area with guns drawn in what appears to be a standoff.

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Pennsylvania State Police and several ambulances have also responded to the scene.

Photo by Keith Talarigo.

Police have not released details. This article will be updated as new information is available.

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