Police investigating after man with gunshot wound to leg arrives at hospital

The Reading Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, December 5, 2022, around 3:30pm, after a 26 year-old male arrived at Reading Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police say there was an altercation between the victim and unidentified individual in the 400 block of Locust Street prior to the incident.

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As of Monday evening, no suspect information was available and police don’t believe there is any on-going risk to public safety.

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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