Southeastern PA

Shooting in Pottstown sends man to hospital

POTTSTOWN, Pa. - A shooting in Pottstown sent a man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to one of his arms.

The gunfire was reported around 11 p.m. Monday in the area of Washington and Chestnut streets.

Officers in the area said they heard gunfire and pinpointed the location after receiving calls from neighbors.

Police said they arrived to find the victim with a single gunshot wound to his arm. The injury was not considered life-threatening, police said.

The victim told police he saw a man in the lot on the southeast corner of Washington and Chestnut streets, before he was shot. There was no further information on the shooter.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pottstown Police Department's detective division at 610-970-6577.


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