Shooting leaves 2 injured in Reading Tuesday night

The Reading Police Department was called to the area of the 1000 block of Washington Street for a report of a shooting Tuesday night, May 10, 2022.

Police and EMS arrived on-scene around 10:30pm to find a victim, 21-year-old male, on the sidewalk. He was transported to Reading Hospital, where he is being treated.

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Police say a second victim was transported to Reading Hospital in a private vehicle prior to their arrival. The second victim, a 26-year-old male, is currently being treated at Reading Hospital as well.

Authorities did not release any information on possible motive or if they have anyone in custody.

The Reading Police Department is requesting that anyone with information on this incident contact them 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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