Woman critically wounded in shooting at Berks County hotel, police say

Authorities in Berks County say a young woman is fighting for her life after she was shot at a hotel early Thursday morning.

Officers from the Bern Township Police Department responded to the Econo Lodge Inn on Bernville Road just after 2 a.m. for reports of a shooting.

A 25-year-old Reading woman was found on the scene with a life-threatening gunshot wound, according to police. The victim was taken to a nearby trauma center in critical condition.

Police have not identified a suspect at this time. Berks County detectives are working to piece together the events surrounding the shooting.


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