Incident

8-12-2019 Pennsylvania Reading 1-0

Location

August 12, 2019

Berks County Courthouse
633 Court St
Reading, Pennsylvania
Geolocation: 40.3365, -75.9243

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Accidental discharge - no injury required
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot

Notes

Negligent discharge in Courthouse garage; deputy sheriff grazed leg while reholstering weapon.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 11
State House District: 127