16-year-old shot and killed in Berks County, officials say

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Reading police are investigating a shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy over the weekend. 

On Saturday at around 6 p.m., police responded to Greenwich and Birch streets in Reading where authorities say they found a deceased 16-year-old on the sidewalk. 

An investigation revealed that the victim and three other males were walking on Greenwich Street towards a corner store when an unknown shooter fired shots in their direction, striking the 16-year-old.


Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Crime Alert Berks County anonymous tip line at (877)-373-9913.