Man shot in leg during dispute Monday morning in downtown Reading

The Reading Police Department is investigating a shooting that has left one person injured Monday morning, January 2, 2023.

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.

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Police added that the shooter is known to the victim by a nickname and that the a round was recovered after consent to search at the location.

The victim is expected to recover.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information relative to this incident is asked to call Reading Police Department at 610-655-6116 or contact Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913.

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