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Boy who was shot near Pottstown presented with new bicycle

Boy who was shot near Pottstown presented with new bicycle

NORTH COVENTRY TWP., Pa. - A boy who was shot in the leg while riding his bicycle earlier this month now has a brand new bike.

The owner of Patriot GMC in Boyertown, Berks County, and the chief of the North Coventry Police Department gave A.J. Hagner a new bike Tuesday afternoon.

Hagner was riding his bicycle in North Coventry Township, Chester County, near Pottstown, on May 9 when he was shot.

A neighbor, Wayne Snowden, accidentally shot the boy, police said. Snowden has been charged with simple and aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

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Allentown, PA 18102





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