Police say neighborhood dispute led to Northeast Reading Shooting

A Reading man is facing attempted homicide charges following a shooting Monday night, March 15, 8:30pm, in the area of North 11th and Pike Streets.

According to the Reading Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, the investigation found the shooting to be a result of an ongoing neighborhood dispute between the suspect and victims at a different location in the city.

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The male suspect fired upon a female victim and the male she was with. The male victim was struck in the torso after the round hit his arm. The male victim was treated at the hospital. Both victims are reported to be in stable condition.

Police say the suspect was known to the victims and was taken into custody by the Reading Police Tuesday morning, March 16. Markel Ramsey and was charged with attempted homicide and related charges.

Investigators also noted that this was an isolated incident, and there is no danger to the general public.

Reading Police Department: Markel Ramsey.
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