Two injured after shooting Tuesday afternoon on Pear Street in Reading

The Reading Police Department is investigating after a shooting injured two people Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of Pear Street.

Police and EMS received the call around 3:17 PM for the report of a male in his 30’s who sustained a gun shot wound to the leg. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital. Authorities say a second victim arrived at the hospital later. Both suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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Several evidence markers could be seen laying on the ground and a car appeared to have been struck by gunfire.

Police have not released any other information, citing the on-going investigation.

Police encourage anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Reading Police at 610-655-6116 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913.

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