Police investigating after two juveniles shot walking on Reading Ave. in Douglass Township

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Original post: Two juveniles have been hospitalized after suffering gunshot wounds following a shooting that took place in the 1200 block of Reading Ave., Douglass Township, Saturday, June 10, 2023, just before midnight at 11:48pm.

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According to Douglass Township Police, two juvenile males were shot while walking along the 1200 block of Reading Ave.

Upon arrival, police say they found one of the juveniles suffered a gunshot to the abdomen and the other suffered a gunshot to the shoulder and knee. Both males were transported to Reading Hospital and are expected to be ok.

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Douglass Township Police, along with the Berks County Detectives Unit are investigating the shooting and believe it to be an isolated incident with no continuing danger to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Douglass Township Police Department directly at (610)367-9474 or Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913, reference incident number 27-23-1135.

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