Woman injured after shooting in Northeast Reading

The Reading Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in Northeast Reading on November 11, 2022 at approximately 2:03am.

Initially dispatched as an automated crash notification from a vehicle accident in the 2300 block of Fairmont Ave, police later said the incident happened in the 2100 block of Fremont street.

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police and EMS arrived to find a 40-year-old female victim with a gunshot wound to her stomach.

The victim was taken to Reading Hospital for treatment. Police said her injury didn’t appear to be life-threatening.

Police did not elaborate on what lead to the shooting, but did state there is no known ongoing threat to public safety from the incident.

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The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information relative to this incident can contact the Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116 or provide information anonymously by calling Crime Alert Berks County’s tip line at 1(877) 373-9913.

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