READING, Pa. (WHTM) – Reading Police say a man is facing multiple murder charges after a man was killed and a woman was injured after a shooting early Tuesday morning.
Police say officers responded to an apartment on the 400 block of W. Windsor Street for a shooting. Officers found an injured 32-year-old woman shot in the leg and a 23-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds deceased.
The woman was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the suspect, Melvin Ojeda-Rodriguez allegedly broke into the apartment and shot both victims. Police say Ojeda-Rodriguez had a previous relationship with the female victim and that the incident is considered to be domestic-related.
Police say Ojeda–Rodriguez turned himself in at City Hall and was taken into custody.
The City of Reading Police Department says Ojeda-Rodriguez was charged with first, second, and third degree murder, aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, burglary, criminal trespass, and possessing an instrument of crime.
Ojeda-Rodriguez was arraigned and incarcerated at Berks County Prison.