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LOCAL: READING, P.A.
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A 40-year old man reportedly shot a 55-year old woman in the head in Reading, P.A. yesterday. He then shot himself in the head as he was being taken into custody by police. According to a report from the Philly Voice, officers were dispatched to the scene at 112 Park Avenue on Saturday for a report of a possible shooting in the area.
First responding officers found the victim, who had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. some officers on scene provided medical care to the 55-year old victim and prepared her for transport to a hospital. While that was going on, other cops on the scene began investigating.
The brief investigation was enough for police to take a suspect into custody. While being handcuffed, the 40-year old suspect grabbed a gun and shot himself in the head. The victim and shooter were both rushed to the hospital where both were last reported to be in critical condition. There was no word on a possible motive for the shooting of the female victim.