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Man found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in Reading

Published On: Jun 05 2013 10:43:07 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 05 2013 05:59:55 PM EDT

Police in Reading have a homicide case on their hands.

READING, Pa. -

Police in Reading have a homicide case on their hands.

Officers were dispatched at 2:20 a.m. to a self-storage facility at 416 Blair Ave., just off Schuylkill Avenue, for the report of a man down.

The officers arrived on the scene to find a man dead of apparent gunshot wounds, said police, adding that they also found 15 shell casings at the scene.

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Authorities are not yet releasing the victim's name until his family can be notified. An autopsy is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.