Man injured in shooting after fight over money, Reading police say

The Reading Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place overnight in the 200 block of Douglass Street.

The incident was reported just after midnight on Tuesday. Police say the 74-year-old victim sustained a single non-life-threatening wound.

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Preliminary information provided by investigators suggests the man was in an altercation over money.

Police say there is no ongoing threat to public safety from the incident.

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