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The Reading Police Department is investigating after a deadly shooting.
Police said around 10:25pm Thursday night, they received a report of several shots fired in the area of the 1200 block of Allegheny Avenue. That’s in the city’s Glenside area. A neighbor told 69 News they heard about three or four gunshots.
When police arrived in that block, they found a victim inside the front of a parked vehicle. Police said the victim was deceased when they found him. A neighbor reported hearing the vehicle’s engine racing and smoking, but not moving.
Police said the victim is a Latino male, in his mid to late 20’s. They said he had at least one gunshot wound somewhere in the upper torso.
The Reading Police Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating the shooting, and so far no arrests have been made. Police said they do not have any information on a suspect, or any known witnesses or a possible motive.
Anyone who may have information on the shooting is asked to contact police at 610-655-6246 or 610-655-6116.