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3 shot outside Berks nightclub, shooter still sought

BERN TWP., Pa. - Three men were shot outside the Silo nightclub at 2017 Bernville Rd. in Bern Twp., Berks Co., early Sunday morning, police said.

Police said there was an altercation in the bar which moved outside, and one person got a gun and shot three people around 2 a.m.

According to police:

A security guard, Bobby Newton, was shot in the buttocks, and has been treated and released from a local hospital;

Bryheem Alston, 30, of Reading, was shot in the chest and a third victim, Julian Acosta, also of Reading, was shot in the abdomen, police said.

The shooter is not in custody and police are looking for tips in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County. The toll-free number is 877-373-9913.


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