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Police: Man facing charges after 14-year-old boy killed in Reading

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 20, 2017 2:41 AM
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(Reading) -- Police say the have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a 14-year-old boy in Reading

City police Sergeant Darrin Dougherty says an officer was patrolling a neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when he heard several gunshots. The officer ran toward the sound and found Bruce Criddell Jr. dead.

Police say a 22-year-old man was arrested at a home in Reading last night in connection with Criddell's death.

He has been charged with first and third-degree murder.

Dougherty says police have not determined a motive in the shooting.

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