READING, Pa. – Police in Studying are releasing new details about a lethal taking pictures at Brookline Park that left one man useless.
Police mentioned they discovered 18-year-old Amiere Tyhee Bibbs useless on the scene after they arrived.
The taking pictures is sending shockwaves via the neighborhood, together with within the The Governor Mifflin College District the place the victims have been all college students.
“We discovered one male sufferer deceased within the playground, and three different people have been taken to Studying Hospital for gunshot accidents, all of them are in good situation. They’re anticipated to outlive,” mentioned Chief Richard Tornielli of the Studying Police Division.
Governor Mifflin Excessive College college students have been concerned within the taking pictures, based on a press release posted on the varsity district’s web site.
“There have been people, we imagine all inside the age vary of 16 to 18, who got here to the playground right here from a number of municipalities to interact in a combat,” continued Chief Tornielli.
Authorities say there are stories the combat concerned wherever from 15 to 30 people.
“You understand, that is not typical exercise. We see this associated to the drug commerce,” mentioned Tornielli.
Police say the investigation continues to be in its early phases.
The incident is elevating concern following a double murder Thursday night within the northwest facet of Studying. Police say the 2 incidents usually are not linked.
“They’re totally different components of the town, we imagine totally different people have been concerned,” mentioned Tornielli.
Nobody is in custody presently associated to the taking pictures at Brookline Park and police aren’t releasing details about potential suspects.
Mayor Eddie Moran is reaching out to the general public for assist.
“I’m going to ask each certainly one of my neighborhood members, leaders, religion primarily based group. So, let’s sit down. Let’s discuss. Let’s have a look at what sort of pledge you’ll be able to decide to, to battle this gun violence,” mentioned Mayor Moran.
Police may nonetheless be seen investigating the taking pictures at Brookline Park early Tuesday morning and within the afternoon hours.
Police are reviewing surveillance video from the realm and are asking for anybody with data to present them a name.