Studying police chief: 1 killed, 2 injured after taking pictures at park

READING, Pa. – One particular person was killed after a taking pictures in Studying Monday.

Officers have been known as to Meade Avenue, simply off Kenhorst Boulevard, at Brookline Park.

Two individuals have been taken to the hospital. Their circumstances are unknown.

A number of witnesses say they heard round a dozen rapid-fire photographs. Studying Police Chief Richard Tornielli confirmed there have been a minimum of a dozen photographs.

Photographs rang out from the usually quiet park simply blocks from the state police barracks.

Chris Ritter, of Studying, who lives not removed from the scene of the taking pictures at Brookline Park off Meade, says it is uncommonly shut.

“You hear them at a distance from Oakbrook however, round right here, not this shut,” Ritter mentioned.

Folks heard quite a few photographs that one other man close by in comparison with firecrackers. After which — a lady screaming.

“She was on the stretcher being delivered to the ambulance,” Ritter mentioned.

This newest taking pictures comes simply days after the deadly taking pictures of two males final week.

“It is getting loopy what number of it has been up to now 4 weeks,” Ritter mentioned. “Up-to-no-good troublemakers, they do not belong on the streets.”

Regardless of being simply blocks from the barracks, one man needs to see extra patrols from the Studying Police Division.

“Undoubtedly extra police, you barely see any police round right here. Very seldomly,” Ritter mentioned.

Chris Winters, president and CEO of the Olivet Boys & Ladies Membership, additionally expressed his concern in regards to the proximity of the taking pictures to one in all his group’s services.

Tornielli mentioned there may be large crime scene to analyze since it is a public park.

No phrase on if anybody is in custody, or what could have led to the taking pictures.

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