Man found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in Reading

Posted: 10:43 AM EDT Jun 05, 2013   Updated: 5:59 PM EDT Jun 05, 2013
Reading homicide scene

Police in Reading have a homicide case on their hands.

Officers were dispatched at 2:20 a.m. to a self-storage facility at 416 Blair Ave., just off Schuylkill Avenue, for the report of a man down.

The officers arrived on the scene to find a man dead of apparent gunshot wounds, said police, adding that they also found 15 shell casings at the scene.

Authorities are not yet releasing the victim's name until his family can be notified. An autopsy is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.