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Police: Man shoots at car with ex-girlfriend, child inside

READING, Pa. - A Reading man has been locked up for allegedly trying to kill his ex-girlfriend and putting her son in harm's way.

RPD officers responded Tuesday for the report of a shooting in the 700 block of Moss Street. They learned that Vincent Altruz-Gutierrez fired at least one shot at his ex-girlfriend's car and another shot directly at her, according to court documents.

Neither the woman nor her son, who was in the back seat of the car, was injured, police said.

Altruz-Gutierrez fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later, police said. He was charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and recklessly endangering another person. He's in the Berks County Jail on $50,000 bail.

The shooting stemmed from an argument between the former couple over money, according to court documents.


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