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Police: Man dead after shooting inside apartment in Reading

DA says it is a homicide investigation

READING, Pa. - A man was killed by gunfire in Reading on Tuesday.

The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. inside an apartment building in the 100 block of South Third Street, according to Reading police Capt. Paul Reilly.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

Berks County District Attorney John Adams told 69 News that the shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

Authorities have not identified a suspect or motive. Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to contact Crime Alert Berks County by sending an anonymous text to 847411, starting the message with keyword alertberks, or by calling 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.


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