Reading police investigating fatal Friday night shooting

Nov. 19—Reading police are investigating a Friday night homicide, investigators announced Saturday morning.

City officials provided this account:

At about 10 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a vehicle crash in the 200 block of Penn Street. They found David Anderson, 37, of Pottsville inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds. Anderson was transported to Reading Hospital where he died.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, Berks County Chief Deputy Coroner George Holmes said Saturday.

Investigators determined that the victim had been involved in an altercation. They had no information on suspects but said there is not believed to be any risk to public safety.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 610-655-6116 or Crime Alert Berks at 877-373-9913.