Suspect wanted in connection to Penn Street shooting

Update: Reading Police have announced that Angel Ramon Burgos-Ortiz was taken into custody on January 10, 2023 by members of Reading Police and BCERT team.

Original Post: The Reading Police Department is searching for a man in connection with a shooting that occurred Monday morning, January 2, 2023 around 9:30am in the 900 block of Penn Street.

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The criminal investigations division filed charges on Thursday, January 5, 2023, against 44-year-old Angel Ramon Burgos-Ortiz on charges of Aggravated Assault and related offenses.

According to police, the shooting took place inside 914 Penn Street. A 41-year-old man was shot in the leg after a dispute over work being performed at the building. The victim is expected to recover.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact The Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116 or anonymously by calling Crime Alert Berks County’s anonymous tip line at 1(877) 373-9913.

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