Shooting incident at Pear and Windsor Streets leaves one injured

Reading Police and EMS rushed to the intersection of Pear and Windsor Streets Tuesday morning in response to reports of a shooting. Initial reports indicate that a male had been shot in the arm.

The incident unfolded around 9:04am in the 100 block of Windsor Street. First responders promptly arrived at the scene to tend to the victim and secure the area. One individual was swiftly transported to a nearby hospital.

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In the wake of the incident, the area of Pear and Windsor Streets was cordoned off by the police to facilitate the investigation. The investigation appeared to be focused on a silver passenger van that had its windows shattered.

Police on scene said they have reason to believe the shooting was a targeted attack, but did not provide any information on the what lead to the incident or information on a suspect. They also said the victim’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

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Reading police urge anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and assist with their ongoing investigation. They can be reached at 610-655-6116. Additionally, those who prefer to maintain anonymity can leave a tip with Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913.

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