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Police: two shot during argument at birthday party

Published On: Mar 02 2014 07:32:56 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 03 2014 06:43:51 PM EST

One fighting for life after double shooting


An argument during a birthday party in Reading ended with two men being shot, police said.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Sunday during a birthday party attended by more than 50 people at a house the 1600 block of Cotton Street, police said.

A 22-year-old Reading man is being treated at Reading Hospital for life-threatening gunshot wounds to the upper torso.


A 25-year-old Fleetwood man was shot in the leg. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police said there are no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Reading police at 610-655-6116.