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19-year-old Christian Hernandez arrested in shooting Reading pizza delivery man in face

Published On: Dec 14 2012 10:34:19 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 14 2012 10:49:22 AM EST

A pizza deliveryman was shot in the face during a robbery attempt, police said Monday night.


Reading Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a pizza delivery man.

Christian Manuel Hernandez of 1032 Penn Street in Reading is charged with criminal attempted homicide, aggravated assault and related charges in the robbery and shooting of the delivery man Monday night in the 500 block of Birch Street.

Hernandez allegedly shot the man in the face. The man is currently in critical condition at a Philadelphia area hospital.


Court documents indicate that $15 was taken from the driver.

Hernandez has been arraigned and bail was set at $200,000.

Police said they don't think Hernandez was the gunman who pulled the trigger and are looking for two other suspects.